5 Reasons You Might be Snoring
Snoring is a common problem that can disrupt sleep and significantly impacts quality of life—for both you and anyone else who shares your space. An estimated 37 million Americans are habitual snorers, according to Yale University. Snoring is the top reason that Dr. Marc Levin sees patients. What do all of these people have in […]Read More
Are You a Candidate for Oral Appliance Therapy?
If you have sleep apnea, you may know how important it is to be treated for it – but you also may not be looking forward to getting a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. You should know that there are other treatment choices out there, one of which is oral appliance therapy. Read on to […]Read More
How Snoring Affects Your Health
You already know (and the rest of the people in your household probably know as well) that snoring can make it difficult to get a good night’s sleep. But did you know that snoring and other sleep issues are linked to several serious health conditions? Health Conditions and Sleep Problems You may not even realize […]Read More
TMJ and Sleep Apnea
If you have TMJ, you should know about the connection this condition has with sleep problems, including sleep apnea. Read on for more information about jaw pain and sleep issues, and how one device may be able to help you with both problems. What Is TMJ? “TMJ” serves as a catch-all term to describe disorders of […]Read More
The Link Between Depression and Sleep Apnea
Have you been struggling with depression? Although there are many things that can cause depression, you should also be aware that there is a link between depression and sleep apnea, a serious sleep problem. What Is Sleep Apnea? In patients with sleep apnea, breathing is disrupted during sleep – this can happen hundreds of times during […]Read More
Is Your Christmas Tree Making You Snore?
Does it seem like, around this time of year every year, you seem to snore more loudly and more intensely? Or maybe you only seem to snore around the holidays and no other time of year? Have you considered that it may be because of your Christmas tree? Should you stop getting a Christmas tree? Having either […]Read More
Does your partner snore?
Does your partner snore? It might not bother them as they peacefully sleep right through it – but it can sure bother you! You probably wonder, as you lie awake listening to their snores, if there is some way you can help them to stop snoring. Read on for some tips to help them stop snoring […]Read More
Is your CPAP machine hurting your teeth?
If you have sleep apnea, there are many reasons why you shouldn’t just ignore it. However, for many people who use a CPAP machine for their sleep apnea, they find that the treatment is as bad as the problem. There can be many disadvantages to using a CPAP machine, and one of these is that your […]Read More
Are you ready to ditch the CPAP?
CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines can work wonders for people with sleep apnea, by increasing the airway pressure and helping them to breathe properly as they sleep. However, any benefits of a CPAP machine might be quickly cancelled out by all of the negatives that come along with CPAP. Read on for your options […]Read More
Is it time to see a sleep specialist?
There are some things you know you should get help for right away – a broken tooth, a broken pipe, a car that won’t start. For other things, though, it can be difficult to tell when you should get help. For instance, sleep problems, such as snoring – you may think that whatever sleep issue you are […]Read More