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How to Get the Most Out of Sleep Apnea Treatment

Waking up tired in the morning doesn’t set you up for a successful day, but if you know that night you’ll catch up on your sleep, it isn’t too big of a deal. However, many people wake up tired each and every morning with headaches, irritability, and a general loss of interest in life. [...]

Should Weight Loss Be Your #1 Priority For Sleep Apnea?

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea, one of the first things your physician probably told you was about lifestyle changes you can make to help improve your condition. One of those lifestyle changes was likely losing weight if it’s necessary. With that said, should weight loss be your number one [...]

7 Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Most people think sleep apnea means you just snore loudly when you sleep which is just annoying to sleeping partners. Although snoring is a major symptom of sleep apnea, it’s not the biggest danger of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can actually affect your overall health quite severely. Fortunately, getting sleep apnea treatment

Link Between Depression and Lack of Sleep

Many people think that a lack of sleep is not serious and only a mild disruption in their daily life. Studies suggest that lack of sleep affects you mentally and physically, causing you to be irritable or sleepy during normal waking hours. Poor sleep can make you feel fatigued, slow your reaction time, and [...]

Treating Sleep Apnea Helps Control Epileptic Seizures

If you’re not sleeping well, your brain will be the first organ to suffer. There are some obvious effects you will likely notice right away: difficulty thinking, memory problems, and just trouble focusing. People with sleep apnea often feel that they aren’t getting enough rest, no matter how much time they’re spending sleeping. [...]

When At-Home Remedies Stop Snoring but Not Apnea

The market for anti-snoring devices is booming. The number of people who snore increases along with increased obesity rates and people are becoming more aware of the dangers of snoring. To try to capitalize on this market, more and more manufacturers are introducing at-home remedies that claim to control snoring. The snoring in [...]

How Can I Sleep Better and Improve my Dental Health with Mindfulness?

Staring wide-eyed at the ceiling, trying desperately to sleep: nobody enjoys it, but we’ve all been there. You likely know the ramifications of poor sleep; being unable to focus at work, strain on your heart, increased risk of obesity and, of course, a negative impact on your oral health. How is Sleep Related to My [...]

Key Memory Structure Damaged by Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea causes serious damage to your body. We often talk about its impact on your heart and blood vessels, increasing the risk of stroke, but we also need to remember that sleep apnea damages the brain, too. Sleep apnea has been linked to the buildup of brain plaques that develop as part of Alzheimer’s [...]

Chronic Migraines Linked to Sleep Apnea

Do you have chronic migraines? If so, then there’s a high probability that you also have sleep apnea. And, it’s quite likely that your doctor is missing your sleep apnea because of your migraines, according to a recent study. Fortunately, sleep apnea treatment can significantly improve your migraines. How [...]

What Makes the DNA Different from Other Oral Appliances

Getting your sleep apnea treated is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health. It will help you feel better immediately, and it can help you combat a wide array of psychological and physical ailments, including cardiovascular disease, depression, metabolic disorders, stroke, and more. Although [...]

DNA Appliance Can Eliminate Snoring in Nose and Throat

Snoring is more than just a sound. It’s a sign that your body is not getting enough air when you sleep. This is part of the reason why it’s potentially a serious health threat. But for many people, it’s the sound that brings them in looking for treatment. Snoring sounds can be [...]

Cannabinoid Pill Performs Poorly as Sleep Apnea Treatment

One of the driving forces behind the cannabis legalization movement in California and across the country is the argument that marijuana makes good medicine. This may be true in some cases (there’s at least an argument to be made for migraine treatment), but it certainly seems that it is not true for [...]

Men and Women Respond Differently to Sleep Disorders

The typical sleep apnea patient is a man, middle aged or older, who is likely overweight. However, women are also at risk for sleep disorders. There’s even what’s been nicknamed the “sleep disorders, a new study shows that they respond differently to them. This different response means that women may be [...]

Sleep Apnea Hypertension Infographic

It’s just a few weeks since we wrote about the link between sleep apnea and hypertension, so why are we revisiting it now with an infographic? Simple. This Is Important Sleep apnea and hypertension are two potentially deadly health conditions. Their tendency to occur together and reinforce one another can make [...]

The Interwoven Complications of Hypertension and Sleep Apnea

Many people know that hypertension--high blood pressure--is bad for you. It’s always checked at our doctor’s appointments, and medications for high blood pressure--such as beta blockers, diuretics, and ACE inhibitors--are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the US. But few people realize that the complications of hypertension go beyond your heart [...]

Oral Appliances Work If Surgery Didn’t Correct Sleep Apnea

Surgery is not favored as a snoring or sleep apnea treatment. In addition to surgical risks, there is the problem of limited effectiveness. Not only do sleep apnea surgeries have a relatively low effectiveness--even good results can degrade over time. Many people who try snoring or sleep apnea surgery are very disappointed when [...]

Dealing with Tired, Grouchy Kids?

Has your child ever complained about being tired despite getting 8 or more hours per night? Are your children restless or grouchy during the day? Do you have behavior problems or are your children performing poorly at school? If they a they may be suffering from a sleep disorder. Sleep disorders in children are [...]

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