Category: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Addressing Sleep Apnea For Improved Health

Sleep apnea, a prevalent but often undiagnosed sleep disorder, can significantly impact your overall health and well-being. From daytime fatigue to more severe cardiovascular issues, its effects are far-reaching. Understanding the importance of treating sleep apnea is key to unlocking a pathway towards improved health and vitality. Your dentist can help you to treat this… Read more »

How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?

Snoring every night can be a signal of a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). How do you know when your snoring is a sign of something wrong or when it is just simple snoring? Simple snoring can be caused by allergies, a cold or the flu, obesity, certain medications, or other causes. Obstructive… Read more »

Understanding Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition where soft tissue in the back of the throat obstructs a person’s airways during sleep, with episodes of air loss that last ten seconds or more. It is a serious medical condition that is estimated to affect more than 10 million people in America. A person’s risk increases… Read more »

How Sleep Apnea Affects Relationships

If you suffer from extreme snoring and have recently found out that sleep apnea also affects your nightly rest, you may assume this is a problem that primarily impacts your own life. However, we encourage you to consider how sleep apnea affects relationships in your life. Even patients who are currently single may assume since… Read more »

Sleep Apnea: A True-or-False Quiz

Have you been diagnosed with sleep apnea? Do you suffer from strange daily symptoms of a health problem you cannot seem to pinpoint, like exhaustion and a sore throat in the morning? We can often improve this sleep disorder with effective, noninvasive sleep apnea treatment. Wondering if this solution might improve your daily comfort and… Read more »

Say Goodbye to Migraines with Sleep Apnea Treatment

Migraines are a frustrating condition that can wreak havoc on our work and social lives. Migraines are severe headaches that sometimes appear along with nausea or vision problems. While some may try to cover up the problem with a pain reliever, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris urge patients to consider the underlying causes… Read more »

Can a Trip to the Dentist Help You Sleep Better?

Everyone wakes up feeling groggy sometimes, but if you spend your days wanting nothing more than to crawl back into bed, you may suffer from a serious sleep disorder called obstructive sleep apnea. In addition to chronic fatigue and daytime sleepiness, people with sleep apnea have a higher risk of heart disease, strokes, and falling… Read more »

Mansfield Dentists Discusses Snoring and Sleep Apnea

No one wants to share a bedroom with a loud snorer. Even though snoring is extremely common, it is hard for anyone to have to sleep though that distinctive sound. However, snoring can be more than just an annoyance. It can be a sign that the snorer has a case of obstructive sleep apnea, or… Read more »