Dental Sleep Blog

Snoring, Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Posted February 26, 2019 by inboundMed in oral appliance, sleep apnea, snoring, heart disease

Snoring is a big inconvenience to anyone who has to listen to it night after night. But did you know that snoring could actually be trying to tell you something? If you or a loved one snores a lot, you might have a condition known as sleep apnea.

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The Importance of a Good Night Sleep for Your Heart

Posted February 20, 2019 by inboundMed in poor sleep, heart disease

You wake up after another night of tossing and turning. ‘It’s all right,’ you tell yourself. ‘Just get a cup or two of coffee, and you’ll be fine.’ For a little while, that may be true. But like a guest who outstays their welcome far longer than expected, poor sleep can start to drag itself through your entire life.

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Insomnia and Sleep Apnea: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Posted February 19, 2019 by inboundMed in insomnia

Do you often wake up during the night and have no idea why? Do you struggle through the day, wondering how you’re so tired all the time? Insomnia can be a nightmare, but the root causes could be even more threatening.

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How Smoking Affects Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Posted February 13, 2019 by inboundMed in smoking and snoring, smoking and sleep apnea

Smoking and snoring have one thing in common: They affect you and everyone around you. Although people tend to focus on the way that smoking affects the lungs, there are other issues that you should consider. Smoking has a tight relation to snoring due to the way it changes the nasal and throat passages. It’s a risk factor for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) for the same reasons.

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How Alcohol Affects Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted February 12, 2019 by inboundMed in snoring, alcohol and sleep apnea

You might think that a ‘nightcap’ will help you sleep. If you knew what it could do to your sleep, though, you might reconsider. Alcohol lowers your sleep quality and makes you more likely to snore.  It can even cause you to have breathing difficulties at night. Obstructive Sleep Apnea creates a number of potential problems for your life that you can often avoid. Here are a few reasons to think about changing your drinking habits and getting your OSA under control.

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Sleep Apnea and Sleep Disordered Breathing Signs, Symptoms, and Consequences