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5 Steps to Consider if You Have Given Up on Sleep Apnea CPAP Therapy

So you’ve been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). You’ve received a night-time breathing device – CPAP, (continuous positive airway pressure). You’ve made it this far. Yet, you are still having difficulty sleeping and may have already given up on using your CPAP machine! You are not alone. Let’s review 5 potential steps you can

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4 Ways Sleep Apnea Affects Weight Loss Efforts

Sleep apnea is a common yet serious sleep breathing disorder in which a person stops breathing or has lowered blood oxygen levels repeatedly through the night. In addition to being associated with a slew of serious medical conditions, sleep apnea is often associated with weight gain and can negatively impact weight loss efforts. An interesting

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7 Habits of Highly Successful Sleep Apnea Dental Device Users

By treating sleep apnea and snoring patients for over two decades now, I have noticed there are certain characteristics of patients who have been very successful with wearing sleep apnea dental devices, an alternative to CPAP therapy (continuous positive airway pressure). The dental service that includes the area of snoring and apnea treatment with oral

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4 Reasons Why You Could Be Thin and Have Apnea

You may be thin though still experience symptoms similar to those diagnosed with sleep apnea. Although you may not fit the typical profile cast many years ago of apnea patients, you find yourself asking “If I am thin, how can I have apnea?” But the truth is, you can be a healthy weight and still

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Recommended Treatments Sleep Apnea

Recommended Treatments for Apnea by Sleep Trained Medical Professionals

Most Commonly Recommended Treatments for Apnea by Sleep Trained Medical Professionals You have had snoring symptoms medically evaluated, and you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. Now what? The ideal situation includes a personal consultation with a sleep medicine trained physician or medical provider. These are the points that may be discussed: Included in

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How often should I come back to see my apnea dentist?

How Often Should I Come Back to See My Apnea Dentist?

I have had a sleep test to confirm my oral apnea device is working. How often should I come back to see my apnea dentist? You took the large step in finding a dentist that treats snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.  You made  it through the steps of getting an oral device prescribed and made.

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Good night sleep and more energy with oral devices

It Only Took One Night To Get Great Sleep and Have More Energy…

…I Had Forgotten How Good I Could Feel To help individuals and the medical community embrace oral appliance therapy as a treatment option for snoring and apnea, I’ll be sharing patient treatment outcomes. This case demonstrates how very mild patients can have quite severe symptoms. It also demonstrates how drastically improved sleep quality, improvement in

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Are oral devices that treat snoring covered by insurance

Are Dental Oral Devices That Treat Apnea Covered By Insurance?

I still often hear incorrect information from dentists AND physicians regarding this common question years after oral devices have not only existed but have been recognized by many medical insurance companies. Dental oral devices that treat apnea are covered by most medical insurance companies, especially if CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) therapy would have been

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