Elevating Your Awareness for Better Sleep Health…

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 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.

Repeatedly waking up due to sleep apnea can lead to different kinds...

  • Feb 20, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)

    Clenching Your Teeth During Sleep-Use A Sleep Apnea Mouth Guard

    Some people tend to clench and grind their teeth in sleep. A common way to treat this is to use a sleep apnea mouth guard.  While teeth clenching and grinding is considered normal if done...

  • Feb 13, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)

    Paralyzed During Sleep? Call A Sleep Doctor

    Imagine waking up in the middle of the night and not knowing why you can’t move your body, a sleep doctor/sleep dentist may have the answer.  It can be a scary feeling like something sitting...

  • Feb 05, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)

    Advantages of Oral Appliance Therapy: Sleep Apnea and Snoring

    Sleep Apnea can be a life-threatening condition and oral appliances can be used to help make sleep not so scary.  In case you don't know, sleep apnea can cause individuals to stop breathing and resume...

  • Jan 17, 2019 Andrea Patrick comments (0)

    Temporomandibular Joint Disorder…..What???

    Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.  It’s not easy to say, and it is even harder to understand.  One thing is for sure, it is very real and treatable.

    What exactly is this?

    This disorder begins...

  • Dec 26, 2018 Andrea Patrick comments (0)

    A Holiday List for Living with OSA

    The holidays can sometimes difficult and stressful, running here and there, preparing for out of town guest.  The thoughts of these tasks can interrupt your sleep. Now just think how that lack of sleep...

  • Nov 27, 2018 Rebecca St. Hilarie comments (0)

    What You Eat, May Affect How You Sleep

    If you are suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea, what you eat can either alleviate or worsen the symptoms you endure. Here are a few “To Eat or Not to Eat” diet options that sleep apnea...