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Jul, 2021
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blog Sleep Apnea

PTSD and Sleep Apnea

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is very often seen in war veterans or first responders who have been through a traumatic situation, but it can affect your average, everyday person as well. After all, the definition of “trauma” is subjective. If you have PTSD, unfortunately, you may also be at risk for OSA – recent research […]

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Jun, 2021
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blog CPAP Alternative

Is Your CPAP Machine Making You Sick?

Obstructive sleep apnea can interfere with a good night’s sleep, and it can also be detrimental to your health. When your doctor offered you a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, you may have thought it would solve everything. And maybe for a while, maybe it did. However, for some people, a CPAP machine can […]

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May, 2021
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blog Snoring

7 Snoring Remedies

Snoring can range from a few little snorts (which can be kind of cute when they come from your significant other) to such a loud racket that the person snoring has to have their own side of the house each night so he or she doesn’t keep everyone else awake (which is not cute at […]

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Apr, 2021
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blog Sleep Apnea

Are Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Tooth Grinding Related?

Obstructive sleep apnea and sleep-related bruxism are two serious problems that can affect your health and your well-being. Even worse, some people have both of these disorders and may not even know it. Here are some things you should know if you think you might have both of these problems. What is bruxism? From time […]

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Mar, 2021
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blog Oral Appliance Therapy

Kids Can Have OSA, Too

If you have kids, you have probably spent your share of time peeking in on them as they sleep. But if your child has pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you may notice that they aren’t sleeping as well as a child should be. Here are some signs that your child may have sleep apnea, what […]

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Feb, 2021
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blog Oral Appliance Therapy

Medicare Accepted for Oral Appliance Therapy

Sleep apnea can interfere with your sleep, which can interfere with the rest of your life. Not only that, but it can also be dangerous to your health. It can increase your risk of heart problems and high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, and liver problems – not to mention the danger of being sleep deprived […]

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Jan, 2021
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CPAP Alternative

Common CPAP Problems

a man sleeping wearing a CPAP machine

If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), your doctor may have told you the best course of action would be to start using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. However, CPAP machines come with their share of side effects, which can range from annoying to dangerous. Here are some common side […]

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Dec, 2020
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blog Sleep Apnea

Can Changing Your Diet Help Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea can seriously affect not only your sleep but your quality of life, leaving you mentally, emotionally, and physically exhausted. It is hard to enjoy life if you are tired all the time! If left untreated, it can lead to even more serious health problems. There are a few things you can do to […]

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Nov, 2020
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blog Sleep Apnea

How Do I Manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a disorder that occurs when breathing is interrupted while sleeping. There are a few different kinds of sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common. Having sleep apnea means that you occasionally stop breathing when you sleep. When we say occasionally, we don’t mean every few years or every few months; […]

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Will My Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance Damage My Teeth?

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can lead to hypertension, stroke, and other serious health complications. For some people, the standard treatment for sleep apnea, a CPAP machine, is intolerable. Rather than comply with treatment, some patients simply cannot or will not wear their CPAP machine at night, leaving them at risk. Dental appliances […]

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