Natural Treatments for Sleep Apnea
Hey, guys. Axe, here, of naturalmedicine and founder of DrAxe . In this tutorial, I'm going to go through a sevenstepprocess on how to overcome sleep apnea. If you struggle with sleep apnea, snoring, insomnia,just trouble sleeping at night, these tips are going to help you big time. The number one thing you've got to start doingif you want to overcome sleep apnea is look at your diet. Now, sometimes sleep apnea canbe related to weight gain. It can be related to inflammation in different areas of yourbody. But if you can follow these dietary tips, it's going to help tremendously.
The first thing you want to do is you reallywant to focus on supporting your metabolism. You want to focus on getting three thingsevery single meal: good quality protein, healthy fat, and fiber, those three things. Most peoplewith sleep apnea, most people tend to consume too many carbohydrates and too much sugar,which can actually affect your insulin levels and your metabolism, which causes sleep apnea.So again, healthy protein, such as bone broth protein, organic chicken and turkey, wildcaughtfish, grassfed beef, getting good quality protein is important. Number two, fiber, getting more vegetablesand fruits in your diet and wholesprouted
grains, such as brown rice, that's where youwant to get your fiber. The healthy fats, things like coconut oil, olive oil, organicnuts and seeds, those are some ways to get some good healthy fat in your diet. So again,focus on a healthy diet, a diet that's antiinflammatory and that helps balance out insulin levelsis going to be big when it comes to beating sleep apnea. Number two, there are certain things you wantto avoid. If you have sleep apnea, you want to avoid intake of alcohol, caffeine, smoking,and also you need to be aware of sedatives. If you're taking sedatives on a regular basis,that can really cause sleep apnea. Stay away
from those things. If you're saying to yourself,quot;Well, I'm still going to do caffeine and alcohol,quot; then what I would do is not do coffee.I would just do a little bit of tea, like a green tea during the day. So again, just tone it down some. The otherthing I would do is, if you're drinking alcohol, limit it to one glass. When you start doingmore than one glass, more than one beer, more than one glass of alcohol, that's really goingto affect your sleep cycle. And no more than two days a week. Again, bring the alcoholdown, because that will absolutely cause sleep apnea.
The number three tip is to treat acid reflux.Many people with sleep apnea have heartburn, GERD, or acid reflux, or some type of digestiveissue that's causing their sleep apnea. Now, the way to overcome that is to follow thesedietary tips. You want to eat smaller meals, so you don't want to overeat, and get moreorganic meat, vegetables, and fruits. You've got to be careful overconsuming thegrains, the pastas, the breads, the chips. All of those things will really cause acidreflux and sleep apnea. Also, supplementing with digestive enzymes, probiotics, and applecider vinegar. So probiotics, enzymes, and apple cider vinegar, all of those can helpin the natural treatment of acid reflux and
reduce sleep apnea. The number four thing you want to considerdoing to beat sleep apnea is getting a humidifier in your bedroom. Oftentimes, it's the humidityor being too dry in the bedroom that actually causes sleep apnea. So look into getting ahumidifier and sometimes an air purifier. So a humidifier, an air purifier, those thingscan actually help support your body and you breathing better and overcoming sleep apnea. Number five is your sleeping position. Manypeople with sleep apnea sleep on their back. Some of them sleep on their stomach. You wantto sleep on your side. What you want to do
how to change the pressure on your philips respironics remstar auto aflex
Hey guys, Andrew Esquivel here back with anothertutorial. Today, I'm going to show you how to change the settings for pressure on yourPhillips Respironics Remstar Auto AFlex machine. Now, a lot of people with say this is a legalgray zone because supposedly it is a myth that it is illegal to change the settingson this and should only be changed by your physician and what not. It's not illegal.Show me the law that states that it is illegal and I'll take this tutorial down. Until then,I don't believe you. It doesn't make sense. I've seen testimonials from other ssaying that it's absolutely ridiculous to think that so I hope they're right. Anyways,moving along. This is the CPAP and its got
the humidifier and the heated tube. Now, letsgo to the settings here. Obviously.we've got 'Therapy', 'CFlex', 'Setup', 'Info'.Most people would just go to 'Setup' and be like quot;La De Da De Da. Oh wait a minute, theonly thing I can adjust is the ramp and the ramp is right here.quot; You can always set rampto something lower than what it actually can do. So what we do is go back and click 'Setup'.Keep it on there for a minute. Follow me. Hold these two buttons here ('Ramp' and 'Wheel'button) while it's on setup. Hold it and you'll hear a few beeps. Now, you've entered thereal menu. Now, go to 'Setup'. Now, this is what you change. Change the 'Auto max' andthe 'Auto min'. Now, I recommend don't go
past your 'Auto max'. Just change your 'Automin' and there's a number of reasons why you'd do this. If the settings are too high andyou start getting uncomfortable and you start having leaks and what not or it's hard tobreathe, you'd lower it. If you can't breathe at all, you'd raise it. Now, lets exit outof here because there are a lot of settings in here. Let me just go back. Okay, so.wheredoes this leave usé Well, I got another topic of discussion for you. Now, when it comesto CPAP masks, there are different designs we all know this. I need a full face. Alot of people have this. It is the 'Mirage Quadro From ResMed', pretty decent mask. It'sdesigned to work at the lower pressure settings
around 5 to 7. However, at 7 I do find myselfhaving a lot of leaks. So, with this mask, I would lower it from 7 in order to make itmore comfortable and I'd have the max at whatever my prescribed me at. Now the next scenariohappens to be something called a 'Hybrid Mask'. So a 'Hybrid Mask' has some unique thingsabout it. It is a full face technically but as you can see it's not like other full facemasks. For the nose, it has nasal pillows and for the mouth it's just a mouthpiece.Now this is an issue because I did a review on this mask and it's a cool mask except forthe fact it's nearly impossible to breathe through your nose because these tubes justdon't allow enough air to pass through for
you to be able to breathe. Well, I thoughtquot;What if i increased the pressure to allow me to actually breatheéquot; And I did that. Andit's like freakin' magic, I can breathe. So, I did a little experiment with that and itworked. For that mask, I had to set it all the way to 12 way higher than what my prescribed for my minimum pressure but this mask required it in order to function at all.But of course you get other issues where you have some leaking because it is higher pressure.What are you gonna do, you want to be able to breathe righté It defeats the purpose ofa CPAP mask if you can't even breathe. So, I mean there are different scenarios in whichyou would need to adjust it and it's not like
you're gonna go to your every singletime if you're 's like mine and you just can't get an appointment. You got todo it on your own and for the most part it doesn't make sense to drive all the way to to change one setting especially if you just want to use a different mask. I'vegot a variety of masks. I've got: nose masks, I've got full face, I've got hybrid masks.Each one needs something a little different. So it only makes sense that you'd want tochange your settings by yourself dependent on the situation. The only thing is, knowyour limits. Don't do anything that's ridiculous and uncomfortable. Don't do anything that'llbreak the machine. And, I just wanna note,
3 Critical Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Social Security Disability Claim
Hi. I'm Tony Castelli,personal injury trial attorney. I also focus my practice on Social SecurityDisability and workers' compensation. My message today is 3 critical mistakes thatSocial Security claimants make when applying for Social Security. The biggest mistake they make is that whenthey get denied, they don't file their appeal or they don't file it in a timely fashion. You only have 60 days once you're denied tofile your appeal.
Some people just get disappointed and think,quot;Oh what's the useéquot; and don't even file an appeal. So what you should do is consult an attorneyto see what chance you have of moving forward in the process. Because many many times, people appeal theircase and end up winning. Social Security denies deserving people. Believe it. It happens.
The other thing that people do that is a criticalmistake is they don't get a to follow up their care. There's just about no way that you're goingto be found disabled in front of Social Security unless you have a good following yourcase. I tell people a good is more helpfulthan a good attorney in the Social Security case because I can't make up evidence; I can'tcreate what your injury is, explain about it, tell how it restricts you. Your must do that.
So if you have a good , stick with himand follow what they say. And the final thing is once you've been denied,don't go this alone. This is a bureaucracy. There's a lot of tricks and traps and thingsyou can mess up on, you don't know about. Hire yourself a good Social Security Disabilityattorney. If you do those 3 things, you may find outthat even though you were denied, that down the road you're found disabled and you'regetting your Social Security benefits.