JKAI 2012 (1)

My Sleep Apnea Story, Part 2: You Down With UPPP?

In Part 1 of My Sleep Apnea Story, I covered the process of getting diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and the various treatment option paths that I went down in my effort to alleviate my symptoms in a quest to improve the quality of my sleep.   After unsuccessfully using the CPAP mask, the mouthguard[…]

JKAI 2012 (1)

My Sleep Apnea Story, Part 1: Diagnosis and Options

I recently went under the knife to take care of a lingering health issue that I’ve been battling for a number of years. The procedure is called an Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty or as it’s more commonly referred¬†to, a UPPP. ¬†The UPPP procedure is done in conjunction with a tonsillectomy, which is the surgical removal of the tonsils,[…]