January 25, 2021
Do you often have a sense of nervousness or feel uneasy? You might be dealing with anxiety. You’re not alone. 1 in 13 people live with anxiety. Although you might attribute it to stress or daily challenges, research published in a European medical journal found anxiety and sleep apnea are connected. Sleep apnea is a condition that occurs when there are several interruptions in breathing while asleep. It’s most often caused by an obstruction in the upper airway, so how is it related to anxiety? Here’s what you need to know to calm your nerves and get a restful night’s sleep.
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June 20, 2018
When seasonal (or year-round) allergies attack, you’re miserable – getting up in the morning with congested sinuses, spending the day sneezing, and going to bed breathing through your mouth. If this sounds like you and you also suffer from sleep apnea, allergies may just make the situation worse. When your airway is obstructed by inflamed sinuses or mucus, your sleep apnea treatments may not be as effective. In this post, we’ll discuss what you should know about how allergies impact treatment for patients with obstructive sleep apnea, and what you can do to ensure you’re getting a full night’s sleep even when allergies are making you miserable.
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September 22, 2017
Sleep apnea affects millions of US adults. It occurs when patients stop breathing for ten or more seconds at a time during sleep. If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea or think you may be suffering from this common sleep disorder, don’t put off seeking care from a sleep doctor or dentist. Without treatment, patients who suffer from sleep apnea experience elevated blood pressure, heart disease, or severe exhaustion. Keep reading to find out more about sleep dentistry.
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