Sleep disorders affect many Americans, and often these instances progress without a diagnosis for years or even decades. Some of these affect our jaw in ways that you might not even think. Issues such as snoring might be a symptom of the larger concern of sleep apnea. This is the momentary pause of breath while… Read more »
Category: Sleep Apnea
Overnight Protection Can Bring You New Relief
Many people struggle with controlling themselves from grinding their teeth or clenching their jaw. This can be one of the hardest mental compulsions for humans to stop. Making this situation even more difficult is that often, this activity happens overnight, while the patient is deep in sleep. As you might imagine, stopping behavior when you… Read more »
Find Relief With Night Guards!
One of the most common habits that humans have is the likelihood of grinding our teeth, or clenching our jaw. Even a quick change of emotion can trigger the mouth to snap shut. And if you struggle with anxiety, it may manifest through unconscious jaw activity. When this activity is severe enough to cause damage… Read more »
Is Sleep Apnea Contagious?
You may find yourself sheepishly wondering if sleep apnea is contagious. If this is because your partner seems to be exhibiting a shocking amount of symptoms associated with the sleep disorder you have been diagnosed with, don’t worry: This is perfectly understandable. Even though it’s not possible to “spread” your disorder to someone else, sharing… Read more »
3 Tips For Sleep Apnea During Holiday Time
You know, of course, that the most important tip for sleep apnea over the holidays is to remain as consistent as you can with your sleep apnea treatment. Translation: No matter what, make sure you wear it every night (and remember to pack it if you’re traveling). What you might overlook, however, is that there… Read more »
Quiz: Sleep Apnea’s Long-Term Effects
Do you feel some urgency to come in for sleep apnea treatment but not enough to schedule a visit immediately? Are you curious about why we seem so serious about your need to begin treatment as soon as you can? What you may be overlooking is the fact that sleep apnea does not only bring… Read more »
Away-From-Home Sleep Apnea Treatment
So, you’re planning a business trip, a vacation, a quick trip for fun! You’re headed to a wedding and plan on staying the night at a relative or friend’s house! You need to babysit your brother’s kids while Mom and Dad are out of town just for the night! There are a lot of things… Read more »
Could You Be Struggling with Sleep Apnea?
Loud snoring can be an annoyance to both you and your loved ones. Many a family vacation has been interrupted by the loud sounds of dad’s (or mom’s) snoring, and even residing in the same room can be problematic for couples with one loud snorer. Unfortunately, snoring can sometimes be a symptom of a much… Read more »
Ask Yourself If You Exhibit Sleep Apnea Symptoms
You might not even realize that you snore unless the noise is loud enough to disturb your sleeping partner. Likewise, you might not realize that you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea unless you start to experience one or more of its related side effects. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA for short, affects more people than many… Read more »
Could Your Snoring Indicate A Sleep Disorder?
Sleep disorders are one of the most difficult medical conditions to diagnose given the nature of their symptoms, but you probably already knew that. What you probably don’t know, however, is that snoring can actually indicate a sleep disorder: sleep apnea. Before you start worrying, that doesn’t mean that everyone who snores has a sleep… Read more »