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Sleep Apnea Causes & Solutions

Sleep Apnea FAQs What are the symptoms of sleep apnea? The most commonly recognized symptom of sleep apnea is snoring during the night. While snoring can be mildly annoying or even humorous, other implications can be much more serious. During sleep apnea, there is often an interruption in sleep patterns due to obstruction of the airway. This variety is called obstructive sleep apnea. Typically people who suffer from the condition [...]

Sleep Apnea Causes & Solutions2021-06-08T08:00:43-07:00

Guard Against Snoring…

And Obstructive Sleep Apnea While snoring can be annoying for family members trying to enjoy a night's rest, it's more than just a nuisance. It can also be associated with a more serious condition called sleep apnea. Those with sleep apnea experience irregular breathing during sleep. The most common type (called Obstructive Sleep Apnea) occurs due to snoring when the tongue and soft tissue relaxes and temporarily blocks the air [...]

Guard Against Snoring…2020-03-24T08:00:53-07:00

Nighttime Grinding

And the Stress Factor Dentists and researchers aren't completely agreed about the cause of nightly tooth-grinding, or bruxism. But they are aligned on two points: at least partly, it's related to daily stress, and it's happening to more people. It may sound funny, but it's no joke: without food to absorb the impact, teeth can grind by night at ten times the force required to chew a steak, researchers estimate. [...]

Nighttime Grinding2018-03-20T08:00:43-07:00
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