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Have you ever experienced snoring or other sleep interruptions resulting in morning headaches and severe daytime drowsiness? These interruptions could be caused by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a common sleeping disorder that affects 1 in every 25 men (In general, 10% above age 40), and 1 in every 50 women. The oral appliance is a simple and convenient option to treat snoring and OSA symptoms. Similar to a retainer, the appliance is custom fit to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep while safel...
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In-home sleep studies can be a highly beneficial alternative to traditional testing performed in a supervised sleep laboratory.  In-home sleep studies often allow for lower costs and greater comfort to the patient.  However, these studies can often produce recordings and results with varying levels of accuracy. In Part 1 of this 2-part series on in-home sleep studies, we will explore Portable Sleep Testing and the various benefits and costs associated with this particular testing method. Porta...
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In Part 1 of our 2-part series on in-home sleep studies, we explored the benefits and costs associated with Portable Sleep Testing.  In Part 2, we will discuss another popular method of in-home sleep studies, Portable Polysomnography. Portable Polysomnography Portable Polysomnography is a comprehensive method of sleep study that measures multiple body functions including those of the brain, eyes, muscles and heart.  Portable Polysomnograms can be performed from the home in both an attended and...
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Sleep apnea is a common and serious condition in which breathing becomes shallow or completely stops while sleeping, affecting 1 in 25 males and 1 in 50 females. This breathing disorder can result not only in extreme fatigue, but research suggests that sleep apnea can increase the risk of heart disease. Researchers believe the connection between sleep apnea and heart disease stems from the breathing interruptions while you sleep. When the airway narrows or collapses, obstructing air flow to the...
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Good sleep hygiene includes positive practices, routines and environments for achieving a full night’s sleep and daytime alertness. Often when an individual has trouble sleeping he or she is willing to try anything to remedy late night tossing and turning, here are a few precautions that can be taken in advance to improve sleep. Avoid Stimulants: Many over-the-counter and prescribed medications can impact sleep cycles. Before starting any new medications check with your doctor to learn abo...
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