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How Your Overall Health Can Point to Sleep Apnea

April 27, 2019

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It is common knowledge that sleep is one of the most important factors in helping a person live a healthy, active life. Without enough high quality rest, you are at an increased risk of a number of serious conditions, including obesity, uncontrolled diabetes, cardiovascular problems, and more. But how can you achieve higher quality sleep and thus protect yourself from such problems? It begins with a visit to your dentist, who can use your overall health as a key factor in diagnosing airway problems and the resulting sleep apnea in Jupiter.

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The Link Between Menopause and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

April 21, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 3:42 pm
sleepless middle-aged woman

Menopause comes with a long list of potential symptoms because a woman’s body is going through some dramatic hormonal changes. While some consequences of menopause, such as irregular menstruation, hot flashes, and mood changes, are well-known, others do not get the attention they deserve. Most people do not know that menopause can worsen or even lead to obstructive sleep apnea in Boca Raton. Let’s talk about the connection between these two conditions.

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Feeling Down? Depression May Be Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea

April 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 3:37 pm
sad woman in bed

If you suffer from depression, you’re far from alone. Over 16 million adults in the United States have experienced a major depressive episode in the past year, and an estimated 15 percent of the adult population will struggle with depression at some point in their life. Clearly, depression is a serious issue that deserves our attention. There are various treatments available to help depressed individuals, including medication, talk therapy, and more. One often-overlooked therapy that may help is treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in Vero Beach.

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How Sleep Testing Could Help You Fight Dementia

April 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 3:39 pm
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Exercising, learning new things, and eating a balanced diet could all help you safeguard your mental health and delay or prevent dementia. How you sleep could also play a big role in keeping your brain sharp as you age. Let’s discuss the relationship between sleep habits and dementia risk. Then, we’ll talk about how sleep testing in Melbourne could be the key to helping you get the brain-saving rest you deserve.

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Feeling Drowsy? How a Sleep Test in Boca Raton Could Help

March 28, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 6:23 pm
sleep study patient

Sleep is essential for humans to function and feel their best. Unfortunately, millions of people suffer from disorders that rob them of precious sleep and put them at an increased risk of a slew of health problems, including cardiovascular illness, dementia, obesity, and more. Are you struggling to get the rest your mind and body need? A sleep test in Boca Raton can help you determine why you aren’t sleeping well and may be the first step on your journey to better rest, improved health, and a higher quality of life.

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Discover a More Comfortable Alternative to CPAP Therapy in Jupiter

March 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 6:20 pm
man sleeping peacefully

If you have sleep apnea, it is extremely important that you receive treatment. Your long-term health depends on it! You may have heard about CPAP therapy in Jupiter, which is the most commonly prescribed treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, many patients find that the CPAP mask is uncomfortable, and it is inconvenient to take their machine with them when they travel. Fortunately, CPAP alternatives are available for most patients who suffer from OSA. Let’s take a moment to talk about these treatments and how they may be able to benefit you.

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Will My Sleep Apnea in Melbourne Ever Go Away?

March 8, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 1:34 pm
tired woman

Sleep apnea in Melbourne is a serious but highly treatable condition. Still, if you have sleep apnea, you may be curious as to whether you will always need treatment for it. Will it ever go away? Well, that depends. Let’s talk about some of the causes behind sleep apnea and discuss the steps you may be able to take to reduce its severity — or perhaps make it disappear altogether.

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I Sleep Alone — How Can I Tell If I Have Sleep Apnea?

March 2, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 1:32 pm
man sleeping alone

Loud, chronic snoring is one of the telltale signs of sleep apnea in Boca Raton. But what if you don’t know if you snore? You may not have a sleeping partner who can express concern about your nighttime breathing patterns — or annoyance because of all the noise you’re making. Let’s talk about some of the other signs and symptoms of sleep apnea. Even without a sleeping partner’s help, you should be able to make a fair guess at whether you are suffering from a sleep disorder.

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How Sleep Apnea Weakens Your Immune System

February 28, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 1:29 pm
woman with cold

There are lots of things you can do on a daily basis to help your immune system function at its best. Eating a healthy diet with lots of antioxidants and exercising regularly can both go a long way toward helping you avoid that cold that’s going around the office. But what if you strive to live a healthy lifestyle but still find that you’re frequently ill? Sleep apnea in Vero Beach might be to blame.

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How Sleep Apnea in Boca Raton Can Cause a Heart Attack

February 22, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmogell @ 2:38 pm

February is actually Heart Disease Awareness Month, so one sobering statistic you’ll probably see either on TV or online is that heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the United States. Most have heard this before, but a relatively new development in science is that sleep apnea may be a big contributing factor. The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that about 35,000 cardiovascular-related deaths each year are directly connected to sleep apnea, and that number is only expected to go up as rates of sleep apnea increase. If you think you have or have already been diagnosed with sleep apnea in Boca Raton, getting it treated will not only help you sleep better, but it could literally save your life. How are these two conditions connected, and better yet, what steps can you take to keep yourself safe?

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