Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders and Your Health

snoring and osawomen and snoringOur bodies on average require 7.5 hours sleep each night. If you are one of the millions of Americans who do not get this amount of sleep you may be experiencing a sleep disorder or Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) that can lead to more serious illnesses. c and is trained in sleep apnea oral appliance therapy for those who may be candidates for an alternative to CPAP and surgery. His goal is to have all patients “Sleep Healthy” and has developed a wellness program to screen and manage each individual sleep need.

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When we do not receive the proper amount of sleep, it is as if our body is running a marathon for 24 hours without a chance for recovery.Not only can this be detrimental to our hearts and endocrine system, but can affect our emotional state as well.


What are the symptoms of a sleep disorder or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Constant Feelings of Exhaustion
Waking In the Night Gasping for Breath
High Blood Pressure
Weight Gain
Headaches for No Apparent Reason
Frequent Nighttime Urination