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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Oral Appliance Therapy: What To Expect
If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, chances are that your sleep dentist will recommend an oral appliance therapy for you. Don't worry, it only sounds intimidating, but it really isn’t – in fact, you’ll love...
May 20, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)
What Is A Sleep Dentist….And Do I Need One?
Do you wake yourself up snoring? Has your bed partner told you that you stop breathing while sleeping? Do you wake up feeling unrefreshed or tired? If you answered yes to any of these questions….you...
May 15, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)
So You Think You Have Sleep Apnea
You’ve had a sleep study and the results may indicate that you have some form of sleep apnea. So what is the next step? Learning about sleep apnea and some of the treatment options is...
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.
Apr 16, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)
How to Identify Nasal Snoring
Nasal snoring doesn’t actually mean you snore through your nose. It means that problems within the nose are causing you to breathe through your mouth. This is what leads to nasal snoring.
Apr 04, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)
Oral Sleep Appliance- Things to Know
Just like there are several types and forms of snoring, there are also numerous remedies, techniques, and devices that help silence the snore. One effective solution is the use of oral sleep appliances.