Posts Categorized: Snoring/Sleep Apnea

We Can Provide Help If You Struggle With Sleep Apnea

A person who struggles with sleep apnea has to worry about more than just their tendency to snore. When this problem affects an individual, it interferes with their ability to rest properly, and complete their sleep cycles. As time passes, the inability to properly rest can affect your mood, interfere with your ability to focus… Read more »

Is My Daily Fatigue A Symptom Of Sleep Apnea?

Your daily schedule can feel that much more daunting when you are experiencing the effects of fatigue. If you find yourself struggling to stay alert frequently, even on nights where you believe you had restful sleep, this could be a symptom of sleep apnea. While sleep apnea is often linked with snoring, there are other… Read more »

Watch Out For Health Troubles Associated With Sleep Apnea

You might be embarrassed to learn that you snore at night. If that snoring is due to sleep apnea, you should know that you may be at risk for suffering real health complications. Sleep apnea is distinct from snoring because it involves sustained interference with your breathing. That period without air forces your body out… Read more »

What Separates Sleep Apnea From Snoring?

How should you go about distinguishing snoring from sleep apnea? This can be a confusing issue for some people, as sleep apnea does cause sufferers to snore. However, while snoring can be aggravating to your partner, sleep apnea poses real health threats, and should not be taken lightly. When you struggle with sleep apnea, you… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Wait To Address Sleep Apnea

Do you feel like you barely slept, even when you enjoyed a full night’s rest? Has your partner brought up the issue of your snoring during the night? These are signs that you could be dealing with sleep apnea, a condition that deserves professional attention. Without treatment, sleep apnea will continue to rob you of… Read more »

Are You Always Exhausted? Well, You Shouldn’t Be…Installment 2

It is natural to experience some tiredness at different times of the day. Our natural circadian rhythm plays a large role in that, particularly that sluggish, groggy feeling you get in the late morning and again in the late afternoon. However, if you are always feeling exhausted, chances are you are not getting enough REM… Read more »

Are You Always Exhausted? Well You Shouldn’t Be…Installment 1

Most people can tell the difference between a healthy tiredness from exercising, having a busy day with the kids, or even from a fun day at the beach, from an unhealthy exhaustion. If you are feeling an unhealthy exhaustion every day, yet feel as if you have been sleeping through the night, you may be… Read more »

What Snoring Has To Do With Sleep Apnea

Although snoring is commonly associated with sleep apnea, not everyone who snores has this disorder. The majority of the adult population snores at some point in their lives, and 25 percent snore habitually. However, if you are a habitual, or chronic snorer, and you snore loudly and excessively, you may be suffering from sleep apnea.

Are You Having A Tough Time Staying Awake?

If you are having a tough time staying awake at work, while you are driving, or watching TV, you may wonder what that has to do with dentistry. The fact is, you may be tired because you are suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that many dentists can help diagnose and… Read more »

Tips for Patients with Sleep Apnea

Sometimes, tips to stop snoring might include changing your position when you sleep, or wearing a nasal strip to try keep your sinuses open. But for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), such tips don’t always work. The good news is that your dentist can likely help you treat sleep apnea with a comfortable, custom-made… Read more »