Signs that You Have Sleep Apnea (Snoring: Pt. 2)

very tired womanLast week, we discussed snoring and how the phenomenon occurs. We also focused on how snoring is often more than it may seem, indicating a disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The term, “apnea,” is Greek, and loosely translated as the cessation of breathing. Many patients are driven to seek a medical diagnosis and treatment by their annoyed sleeping partners, but while the snoring patterns associated with OSA are loud, they don’t usually wake the patient from consciousness. If you sleep alone while OSA robs you of the deep rest you need, then you may experience a wide range of symptoms before realizing that something is wrong. Continue reading “Signs that You Have Sleep Apnea (Snoring: Pt. 2)”

Do You Snore? You Should Read This

trouble sleeping from snoringSleep apnea describes a condition during which you periodically stop breathing in your sleep, and is often marked by cycles of increasingly loud snoring. Though many patients don’t realize that they can find relief from snoring at their Reno dentists’ office, the truth is that Dr. Wager and Dr. Evans have helped many patients find the quiet rest they deserve by treating the mechanisms behind snoring and sleep apnea. Continue reading “Do You Snore? You Should Read This”