Do you often wake up gasping for air? If yes, you may be struggling with positional sleep apnea!
Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which causes intermittent pauses in your breathing while you sleep. A person is said to have positional sleep apnea when the breathing events are doubled when they sleep on their back. This means that your sleeping position and posture are the factors that determine the frequency of occurrence of sleep apnea.
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Oral Appliance Therapy: What To Expect
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What Is A Sleep Dentist….And Do I Need One?
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So You Think You Have Sleep Apnea
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May 08, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)
Do You Need A Sleep Study?
Have you been told you snore? Has your bed partner heard you choking in your sleep? Well, chances are you may have a sleeping disorder and may need a sleep study to diagnose the issue.