Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which is characterized by hypopnea. This is a decrease in breathing during sleep or apnea which is a pause in breathing during one’s sleep. This is a very serious condition and it can lead to a lot of different health complications including death.
Some patients with sleep apnea may have mental health disorders like depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety or panic disorders. During sleep apnea, the brain receives a “panic” signal which jerks the body awake and helps you resume breathing. This leads...
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VIVOS Oral Appliances
The VIVOS oral appliance is the latest buzz in oral appliance therapy and Sleep Medicine. As with any new product, there is some truth and some speculation. Sleep Dentist and Sleep Doctors are now debating...
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5 Benefits of Sleeping Without A Pillow
Did you know that some Sleep Specialists in New York believe that sleeping without a pillow has numerous benefits? Chances are you're use to sleeping with your pillow. Let's take a look at the top...
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Full Breath Appliance and Its Benefits
If you suffer from sleep apnea, snoring or poor health due to sleep problems then full breath appliances may be for you. Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder which causes breathing to start and...
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Side Effects of Positional Sleep Apnea
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...
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Difference Between Deep Sleep and REM Sleep
All sleep is not the same. Deep sleep and REM, for instance, are two different forms of sleep which are often confused with one another. Each of these is a different stage of sleep, have...
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Sleep Apnea Dentist or Doctor: Which Is Better?
Which should you choose, a sleep apnea dentist? Or a regular doctor? Do you think you may have sleep apnea? What should your next step be? Which professional should you visit to help evaluate the...