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Conditions We Treat

There are many conditions that can affect your sleep—with snoring and sleep apnea being two common culprits. Not all sleep disorders are connected, but in many cases, one problem can be a symptom of a larger concern. For instance, snoring is often a symptom of sleep apnea. 

To help you further understand the symptoms you or a loved one may be experiencing, we have provided details on the different sleep disorders we treat. Here at Mass. Eye and Ear, we have a special focus on sleep disorders associated with problems of the upper airway, such as sleep apnea.

It is important to know that the best way to manage your sleep disorder (this includes snoring) is to to be examined, usually with a sleep test. To schedule an appointment with one of our sleep specialists, call 617-573-3954 today.


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Sleep Apnea

When your airway becomes repeatedly blocked, limiting the amount of air that reaches your lungs. Learn more »

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Snoring

When air flow passes relaxed tissues in your throat, causing the tissues to flutter as you breathe and produce sound. Learn more »

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Nasal Obstruction

Nasal and sinus complications can impact your quality of sleep. Learn more »

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Other Sleep Disorders

Other disorders affecting your sleep can include insomnia, parasomia, and narcolepsy. Learn more »