February 22, 2018
When you go to bed at night, do you often find yourself waking up frequently choking or gasping for air? Are you tired of getting up in the morning with a headache and not feeling well-rested? You may be suffering from a sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea. This condition causes you to stop breathing numerous times throughout the night due to the airways collapsing. While it may seem like nothing more than a nuisance, leaving the condition untreated could be threatening your life. To protect your health and to take back control of your sleep quality, you need treatment for sleep apnea in Colorado Springs.
May 21, 2015
Did you know sleep apnea comes in many forms and is fairly common? Dr. Gregory Solich is no stranger to treating these types of cases and has helped patients in and around Colorado Springs, CO for years. So, what exactly is sleep apnea? The literal definition: an involuntary cessation of breathing that occurs while the patient is asleep. To put it more succinctly, it occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep, usually a period lasting between 10-20 seconds. If left untreated, breathing is halted repeatedly during sleep, sometimes hundreds of times. Serious consequences include high blood pressure, heart disease, eye problems, stroke, chronic fatigue, diabetes, depression and other ailments. Read More