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    Sleep is one of the most important parts of daily life. When we sleep, our bodies are hard at work rejuvenating. Deep sleep revitalizes organs and promotes cell turnover – all functions that must occur for the body to operate as efficiently as possible. Disorders that affect our rest can prevent our bodies from functioning properly […]

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    Do you feel persistently tired even after resting for what appears to be a full night? Even if you sleep eight hours, do you feel lethargic and foggy-headed? If these questions apply to you, it is possible that you could have obstructive sleep apnea. This is a common sleep disorder that can only be diagnosed with a professional sleep stud […]

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    Many folks mistakenly believe that snoring and sleep apnea are mutually exclusive. While many people with sleep apnea also snore, not all sleep apnea sufferers snore on a regular basis. It is entirely possible to have sleep apnea even if you don’t snore. If you suspect you have sleep apnea, it is important to have a sleep study done so […]

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    Sleep apnea is insidious – it can make a negative impact on total wellbeing if left untreated. Research has found many links to the incidence of sleep apnea and an increased risk for cardiovascular and pulmonary problems. Along with increasing the risk for heart attack and stroke, untreated sleep apnea affects cognitive and emotiona […]

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    Our sleep is precious. Without good sleep, we can’t function at our best – mentally or physically. Unfortunately, sleep disorders like sleep apnea can affect our ability to achieve the rest we need and deserve. Sleep apnea is a condition that prevents a person from breathing properly during rest. This condition is marked by period […]

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    Do you think you might suffer from sleep apnea? Perhaps you have been recently diagnosed with this sleep disorder and are reviewing your treatment options. While sleep apnea can ravage your quality of life and health, there are treatment options. The type of treatment used varies on a person’s needs and the underlying causes of their sl […]

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    Obesity is often co-occurring with sleep apnea, the condition in which patients stop breathing for brief periods repeatedly during sleep. This relationship is likely due to the presence of excess tissue at the rear of the throat, increasing the likelihood of periodic airway opening obstructions throughout the night.
    Therefore, weight los […]

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    Sleep apnea is a condition that is misunderstood by many. This is because awareness for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is still relatively new to the public. Sometimes, the symptoms of OSA and other conditions such as chronic snoring can overlap. Moreover, this condition manifests when people are resting and therefore, not consciously awar […]

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    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition that deprives a person of sleep because of airway obstruction. Apnea literally means that a person stops breathing. During episodes of sleep apnea, a person can stop breathing for up to 60 seconds. An episode of apnea will end when the brain sends signals to wake the body slightly so that regul […]

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    While we commonly associated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with adults, the truth is that this condition can affect people of all ages, including children. Sleep apnea can be very destructive to one’s oral health and well-being when it goes untreated. If you suspect your child (or any member of your family) has sleep apnea, you will nee […]