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5 Eye Conditions Associated With Sleep Apnea

Did you know that certain eye conditions can be associated with obstructive sleep apnea? Here we will discuss the possible conditions, what symptoms you may be experiencing with them, and how they are related to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious yet common breathing disorder that occurs

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The Rules of Normal Eating

Stop Dieting and Shift to “Normal” Rules of Eating

Many chronic health conditions in overweight individuals, including obstructive sleep apnea, can be improved if the afflicted individual adopts a healthier weight.  Patients who do not have apnea but snore and are overweight, can also find successful cessation if they lose weight. Whether you have been stuck on the yo-yo world of dieting, or you

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The Importance of Weight With Successful Apnea Treatment

The Importance of Weight Management/Loss With Successful Apnea Treatment

Long term weight loss can have a significant impact on patients suffering from  obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a common but serious sleep disorder. Weight maintenance is also of importance when considering long term success of apnea treatment, especially with oral appliance therapy  (sleep mouthguards). In this article, we will be sharing information on the relationship

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How to Use an App to Evaluate Snoring when wearing Oral Appliance

Professional oral appliance therapy remains a great option in treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), snoring and Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS). Today, let’s discuss how to know if your device is working or needs to be adjusted as discussed by your prescribing dentist in regards to snoring levels. Please be advised that all instructions given

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Can Playing Musical Instruments Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea, UARS and Snoring?

Most conventional treatments for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) and snoring include lifestyle modifications, CPAP therapy, and oral appliance therapy. Today, let’s explore if playing select musical instruments impact these disorders. Snoring, Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS) and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS) and obstructive sleep

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How do Sleep Apnea Mouthguards Compare to CPAP?

How do Sleep Apnea Mouthguards Compare to CPAP?

How effective are sleep apnea mouthguards when compared to CPAP therapy?  Here we review the current information comparing the effectiveness of CPAP therapy and custom dental apnea mouthguards, a well-researched treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a fairly common medical condition that can be potentially deadly. The word apnea

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CPAP vs Dental Mouthguard

6 Reasons CPAP Users Turn to Custom Dental Mouthguards for Sleep Apnea

6 Reasons CPAP Users Turn to Custom Dental Mouthguards for Sleep Apnea   If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and having difficulties with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) therapy, custom dental sleep mouthguards may be your best solution to treating your condition and improving your sleep. Sleep is vital to our lives,

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I Can Travel with My Family without Snoring Wars

To help patients and the medical community embrace oral appliance therapy as a treatment option for snoring and apnea, we’ll be sharing real patient outcomes. This month’s case highlights a gentleman with very mild apnea with substantial symptoms often seen with more severe apnea patients.  The patient’s original complaints included snoring, poor sleep quality and

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