Sleep Apnea

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What You Need to Know About Nightlase.

What is Nightlase?  Nightlase is a non-invasive laser treatment used to increase a patient’s airway, resulting in better sleep and reduced snoring. The treatment induces tightening of the soft tissues in the back of the throat and airway, contracting these tissues and expanding the airway.  A Nightlase treatment consists of 3-4 treatments over 9-12 weeks.  …

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Is it True That Some People Cannot Wear Their CPAP No Matter How Hard They Try?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), usually called “sleep apnea” is characterized by repeated interruptions in sleep and changes in oxygen levels due to partial or total upper airway obstructions. Sleep apnea is estimated to affect 20% of Americans. Many individuals facing the effects of sleep apnea use a CPAP machine. CPAP Intolerance Individuals may experience intolerance …

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Set Your New Year Sleep Resolutions! Our Top Suggestions!

It’s that time of year when people take stock of themselves, and those things that need improvement or adjustment, and convert them into resolutions for the new year. Your new year resolutions may include getting better sleep and developing more healthy sleep habits, so that you feel more alert, improve your memory and cognitive abilities, …

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Signs you may have obstructive sleep apnea

Do you struggle with staying awake during the daytime? If you feel chronically tired and unrested, you could have sleep apnea. It may surprise you how common  sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing are, though the symptoms do vary.  If you believe you suffer from sleep apnea, a sleep study will provide you a diagnosis, …

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Is your TMD and Obstructed Sleep Apnea Related?

In the past, it was not thought to connect obstructive sleep apnea with temporomandibular disorders (TMD), but scientists and healthcare professionals are have come to realize there may be a link between the two. In many cases these two conditions may have the same underlying cause. Temporomandibular disorders are disorders that can develop as a …

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Why lack of sleep causes weight gain and retention.

Insufficient sleep doesn’t just make you cranky and irritable. According to the CDC, a lack of sleep has been linked to many diseases, diabetes, depression and cardiovascular disease. In addition, research shows that an inability to sleep well is linked to obesity and weight gain. Here are some things to think about if you’re dealing with …

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Maintaining a Schedule During Chaos is Important

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has caused some serious disruption to most people’s lives, and it’s not much of an exaggeration to say that a great deal of chaos has resulted in the business world and throughout society. Maintaining a schedule during this chaos is even more important now, especially things like going to bed …

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