Oral Appliance Therapy to Treat Sleep Apnea

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Sleep Apnea is a condition that results in the suspension of breathing multiple times during any period of sleep. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea that happens when the muscles in the back of the throat relax resulting in the airway becoming blocked. The inability to get adequate air sends a message to the brain that awakens the … Read More

I Have Mild Sleep Apnea, Should I Still Seek Treatment?

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Sleep apnea is a condition that allows soft tissues in the mouth/throat to collapse during periods of sleep blocking the airway preventing oxygen from getting to the brain. For some, this can occur a few times a night – this might be considered a mild case. A more serious condition can see this happening many more times every night preventing … Read More

Sleep Apnea Solutions: Stop Snoring and Start Living

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Although it certainly saps your energy, leaves you drowsy throughout the day and the loud snoring interferes with your partner’s rest, sleep apnea isn’t merely detrimental to your quality of life. This condition, in which people stop breathing repeatedly for very brief periods during sleep, appears to have some sort of relationship with serious health conditions like stroke, high blood … Read More

Is snoring interfering with your quality of sleep?

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There are many reasons people snore … sinus congestion, allergies, a deviated septum (an abnormality in the wall that separates one nostril from the other), or obstructive sleep apnea (to name a few). Sleep apnea occurs when the soft tissues in the mouth and/or throat collapse blocking the airway. This can occur many times throughout the night preventing you from … Read More