Sleep Apnea: How Is It Related To Snoring?

Sleep Apnea
While snoring is not a direct indication that you may be suffering from sleep apnea excessive snoring is a major warning sign that you may be suffering from sleep apnea. This is mainly because obstructive sleep apnea occurs when person’s breathing comes to a stop while they are sleeping which causes them to wake up multiple times throughout the night. This constant disruption of sleep and oxygen that results from sleep apnea can cause other health issues.

How to Tell if You Have Sleep Apnea

In order to determine whether or not you are suffering from sleep apnea it’s important to seek out a specialist. This is because they can perform a sleep study on you to properly diagnose you with sleep apnea. Also, warning signs to look for include gasping or choking during your sleep and feeling restless at night as well as tired during the day no matter how long you’ve slept.

How To Correct Your Sleep Apnea

In order to correct your sleep apnea it would be beneficial if contacted our office because we offer dental sleep devices that, depending on the severity of your sleep apnea, help correct your sleep apnea. However, if your sleep apnea is severe then you may need to undergo jaw surgery to adjust the breathing passages to reduce your snoring and restore your natural sleep.

Make Your Appointment Today

If you believe that you are suffering from sleep apnea, then it would be very beneficial if you reached out to our office to set up sleep apnea consultation appointment as soon as possible.

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