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Can Sleep Apnea Treatment Prevent Alzheimer’s?

May 10, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 12:08 pm

graphic of the brainYour ability to remember and focus on daily tasks is extremely important, and maintaining both well into your golden years can largely be affected by the quality of your sleep. If you’re one of the millions of Americans who snores every night, you might actually be suffering from sleep apnea, a condition that causes you to stop breathing periodically during sleep. According to new research recently conducted by the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, a lack of quality sleep can actually cause a person to experience brain damage over time and even increase their risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Read on to learn how sleep apnea treatment in Jupiter could be essential to helping you prevent dementia! (more…)

Stop Sleep Deprivation with CPAP Therapy in Vero Beach

April 24, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 1:34 pm

tired man at workSleep deprivation. Two simple words that most people probably associate with just being a little tired, but in truth, chronic sleep deprivation can actually have severe, potentially fatal consequences. What are they? Today, we reveal the health risks of long-term sleep deprivation and how CPAP therapy in Vero Beach can help you rest easy and stay protected. (more…)

4 Teen Sleep Tips from a Sleep Apnea Dentist

April 17, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 1:35 pm

well-rested teenAs any parent will tell you, raising a teenager is hard work, but the one thing you can be certain about is that they need adequate sleep! Between school, friends, and their rapidly changing bodies, getting enough rest is absolutely essential to having a happy (or less irritable) and healthy teen. To help them get enough shut-eye, your sleep apnea dentist in Vero Beach is going to share a few simple tips you can start using tonight. (more…)

4 Excellent Reasons to Get Sleep Apnea Treatment in Jupiter

April 13, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 12:03 pm

woman waking up energizedIf you’re one of the estimated 20 million Americans who is currently suffering from sleep apnea, then it’s probably a good guess that you’re reading this with tired, weary eyes. It’s now easier than ever to get sleep apnea treatment in Jupiter, but you’re probably asking yourself, “Will it really make that much of a difference?” In short, ABSOLUTELY, and here are just 4 of the many ways it can help improve your life: (more…)

Can You Catch Up on Sleep If You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

April 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 6:24 pm

woman sleeping It’s been a long week consisting of late nights and early mornings, and you just can’t wait for the opportunity to sleep in on the weekend and really catch up on your rest. However, have you ever really thought about this—is it actually possible to catch up on sleep and make up for lost hours? Could this approach help you if you are suffering from obstructive sleep apnea in Vero Beach? Today, we share the latest research on the subject as well as the right ways to get back any sleep that you miss. (more…)

Should I Exercise or Sleep in the Morning?

March 29, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 6:21 pm

woman sleeping on yoga ballYour alarm goes off in the morning, and your mind is immediately filled with questions. The first one is of course, “Why is it so early?” but this is quickly followed by, “I feel so tired…should I just sleep a little more or go ahead with my workout like normal?” This is a conundrum millions of Americans face every day, so what is the right answer? Today, we’re going to shed light on this issue so no matter which one you choose in the morning, you can feel confident about it. (more…)

A Sleep Study in Jupiter Could Save Your Life!

March 22, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 3:37 pm

sleep studyIn the past couple of years, two commuter train crashes have been linked to the crew members’ fatigue due to sleep apnea. Unfortunately, they happened shortly after the U.S. government reversed its policy on requiring train operators to undergo a sleep study for the disorder, bringing to light just how dangerous untreated sleep apnea can be. Could a sleep study have prevented these crashes? (more…)

Spring Clean Your Brain with Sleep

March 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 3:37 pm

storm being wiped awaySpring has officially sprung, and for many of us, that means just one thing: Spring cleaning. While everyone understands the merits of cleaning around the house, did you know that sleep basically does the same thing for your brain every night? A breakthrough study recently conducted by neuroscientist Maiken Nedergaard revealed that sleep does much more for the brain than simply give it time to recharge. In fact, getting enough sleep could be the key to fighting off something like Alzheimer’s! (more…)

Cannabinoid Drug Might Help with Sleep Apnea Treatment

February 26, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 2:24 pm

soundly sleepingSleep apnea is currently the second-most prominent sleep disorder in the U.S., affecting about 1 in 5 adults every single night. While there are multiple treatments for the disorder, including CPAP therapy, oral appliance therapy, and corrective surgery, they all have one thing in common: they seek to fix the problem mechanically. However, in a recent clinical trial led by professors from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University, they tried to determine if a drug could actually be used effectively for sleep apnea treatment. They decided to use dronabinol, which is made using a synthetic version of THC, the psychoactive ingredient found in cannabis. How did the trial work? What did they discover? Read on to find out. (more…)

Is Sleep Apnea Preventing You From Dreaming?

February 22, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 2:08 pm

dreaming woman

Despite what you may remember most mornings, people actually dream every single night—we just tend to forget it a lot of the time! Dreaming is actually a part of REM sleep or the deepest part of the sleep cycle. REM sleep is absolutely essential to getting a full night’s rest, and if you’re deprived of it, say because of sleep apnea, your health could actually be at risk. How at risk? And why is dreaming so important to your health anyway? What can you do if you’re not getting the quality of sleep you need every night? Today, we reveal why your dreams are actually important to your overall wellbeing.

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