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Posts With Category: ‘Dental Sleep Specialist’

Can Stress Cause Snoring?

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May 13th, 2019

Stress can have profound effects on the body and lead to snoring. If you’ve developed a snoring condition, it’s important to see a sleep specialist as it may be an underlying health condition. Why Have I Started Snoring All of a Sudden? If you have suddenly developed a snoring condition, it can be due to […]

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How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Blood Pressure?

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April 12th, 2019

Sleep apnea along with high blood pressure can be harmful to your health. It’s important for you to have both conditions treated to help prevent serious complications. What is the Relationship Between Sleep Apnea & Blood Pressure? It is important to get an adequate amount of sleep each night to restore as well as refresh […]

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Strategies for Managing Sleep Apnea

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March 18th, 2019

Sleep apnea occurs when you have trouble breathing freely throughout the night while sleeping. This causes you to stop breathing from time to time, which can wake your body up from sleep. Managing your sleep apnea can help prevent further health problems from developing. What Causes Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea can happen when you have […]

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Do My Daytime Habits Affect My Sleep Health?

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February 26th, 2019

The way you spend your day could have an impact on your sleep quality. If you don’t have good daytime habits, it can put you at risk of developing sleep disorders and health issues. Effects of Sleep on Your Health The quality and amount of sleep you get each night can have important effects on […]

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Top 5 Myths About Snoring

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January 28th, 2019

Snoring is likely one of the more misunderstood phenomena that occurs during sleep. Scientists and doctors know exactly why it happens, but the grating, sleep-depriving sound of snoring is the subject of several myths among the general population. Snoring is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), in which your airway gets closed off, […]

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Will My Sleep Apnea Cause Problems With My Pregnancy?

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December 17th, 2018

Sleep apnea affects many aspects of your life, and if you’re pregnant, it can cause potential health problems for both you and your baby. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that’s often associated with chronic loud snoring. It’s characterized by repeated pauses in breathing during sleep, and although this can occur […]

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Does My Mattress Affect My Sleep Apnea?

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November 8th, 2018

Sleep apnea is one of the most common sleep disorders encountered by Americans. About 2% of women and 4% of men experience it. Sleep apnea is characterized by a temporary inability to breathe during the night, leading to reduced blood flow to the brain. There are several forms of the condition, but the most common […]

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Are Anti-Snoring Mouthpieces Comfortable?

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October 19th, 2018

Anti-snoring mouthpieces are an effective form of treatment for many cases of sleep apnea, and they’re often used when a patient finds CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) therapy too uncomfortable. What is An Anti-Snoring Mouthpiece? An anti-snoring mouthpiece is used to treat chronic snoring and sleep apnea. It’s worn only at night and works by […]

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The Ultimate Health Risks of Snoring

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September 26th, 2018

While occasional snoring may be harmless, chronic snoring can prevent you from getting a good night’s rest, and in some cases, may be a sign of a more serious health condition. In this article, Philadelphia snoring specialist, Dr. Marc Levin, addresses the potential health risks associated with chronic snoring and provides an overview of the […]

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When Should I Get A Test for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea
August 15th, 2018

Do you often feel tired in the morning even though you got a full night’s sleep? Does your partner complain that you snore loudly or gasp for breath during sleep? If so, these are just a couple of indicators that you may suffer from sleep apnea. Fortunately, there are effective testing procedures available to diagnose […]

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