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Can Pregnancy Cause Sleep Apnea in Melbourne?

August 25, 2020

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pregnant woman sleeping well thanks to treatment for sleep apnea Melbourne

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Growing a tiny human inside of you can be a wonderful and memorable journey. Of course, pregnancy also requires that you pay extra attention to your health so both you and your baby can thrive. One condition that pregnant women are at an increased risk for is obstructive sleep apnea in Melbourne. Let’s discuss why this is so and what you can do to start getting the rest you need.

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The Relationship Between Tongue Tie and Sleep Apnea

August 20, 2020

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woman free of tongue tie and sleep apnea in Vero Beach

People often say that someone is “tongue tied” when they are having difficulty articulating their words. But did you know that tongue tie is a real medical condition? In tongue tie, the lingual frenulum (the piece of tissue that connects the tongue to the bottom of the mouth) is too short or too thick. It restricts the tongue’s ability as freely as it should. Tongue tie is best known for its ability to cause speech impediments and breastfeeding difficulties, but it can also lead to sleep apnea in Vero Beach. Let’s discuss the connection between these two issues.

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Sleep Apnea in Children: Causes and Treatments

August 14, 2020

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snoring boy suffering from sleep apnea in Boca Raton

There is a common stereotype around obstructive sleep apnea in Boca Raton. Many people believe that it only afflicts older individuals. That is not true! This condition can affect people of any age, including young children. Left untreated, it can lead to decreased performance in school, mood problems, and other issues. In this blog post, we’ll discuss why young ones sometimes suffer from sleep apnea and what treatment options might be able to help them get the rest they need to thrive.

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Do I Have to Take a Sleep Test Before I Get OSA Treatment?

August 4, 2020

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Illustration of man undergoing sleep test in Jupiter

If you are like most people, you’re probably not a fan of tests. Whether it’s a test at work, at school, or at home, the idea might make you a little anxious. Even the idea of medical tests, like a sleep test in Jupiter, might make you uneasy. After all, the process usually requires that you spend a night in a laboratory, away from the comforts of home. And you might even reason that the test is unnecessary because you’re already pretty sure that you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). But a sleep test really is important! Let’s talk about why that is so.

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How Chronic Snoring Can Ruin Your Sleep

July 28, 2020

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Young man with sleep apnea snoring in bed

According to one estimate, about half of people snore at some point in their lives. For many of these individuals, snoring is an occasional annoyance when they have congested nasal passages or when they go to bed extra-tired. For others, snoring is a loud and chronic problem that is a major indicator of a dangerous health condition — obstructive sleep apnea in Vero Beach. In this post, we’ll discuss how this type of snoring can ruin your quality of sleep and endanger your overall well-being.

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Snoring vs Sleep Apnea: How to Tell the Difference

July 21, 2020

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woman covering ears in bed because partner needs snoring treatment

Do you snore? You might be all too familiar with complaints from your significant other about the noises you make at night. For that reason alone, talking to a doctor about how to stop your snoring is worth the time and effort. However, addressing your snoring could do much more than bring greater peace to your household. It could spare you from the serious consequences of sleep apnea in Boca Raton. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the ways you can tell the difference between normal snoring and sleep apnea. We’ll also touch on a few of the treatments that may be able to help you (and your partner) sleep better at night.

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Oral Appliance vs CPAP — Is One Better than the Other?

July 6, 2020

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man sleeping peacefully thanks to CPAP therapy alternatives

Many people who use a CPAP to address their sleep apnea find it difficult to comply with the treatment. CPAP machines may be noisy, difficult to travel with, and uncomfortable. Are there viable CPAP alternatives in Jupiter? Yes! Research indicates that in many cases, a custom-made oral appliance is an excellent way to treat sleep apnea and give patients long-lasting freedom from their CPAP. Let’s take a closer look at that research.

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Getting Ready for a Sleep Test? Here’s What to Expect

July 1, 2020

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Polysomnogram, close-up of results of sleep testing in Melbourne

If you have been exhibiting signs and symptoms of a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea, your doctor may have recommended that you undergo sleep testing in Melbourne. This simple and noninvasive procedure can give your medical team valuable insight into why you are not getting the high-quality rest that your body needs to function at its best. What exactly can you expect before, during, and after your sleep test? Keep reading to find out.

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Sleep Apnea Among the Stars: Celebrities with OSA

June 29, 2020

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famous young woman with sleep apnea facing paparazzi

Sometimes, celebrities seem too perfect to be human. With their designer clothes, luxury cars, and remarkable good looks, us common people might sometimes forget that famous individuals have many of the same struggles as we do. For example, sleep apnea in Boca Raton is a serious health condition that can afflict anyone, even the rich and glamorous. In this article, we’ll talk a little about what sleep apnea is and who among the stars knows what it is like to fight against it.

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Busting 5 Myths About Sleep Apnea

June 22, 2020

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Man trying to separate myths from facts about sleep apnea

The world is full of information. Unfortunately, it is also full of misinformation, and in some cases, that misinformation can deceive people into doing things that are bad for their health. For example, there are a number of popular sleep apnea myths in Jupiter that could stop people with this condition from seeking necessary treatment. In this blog post, an experienced sleep medicine expert debunks a few of those misconceptions.

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