The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has developed a website devoted to sleep education, appropriately named SleepEducation.com Included are their recommendations on Oral Appliance Therapy for CPAP intolerant patients and those with Mild or Moderate obstructive sleep apnea. Be sure to take advantage of this resource when you, your friends or family have questions.
Problems with breathing during sleep usually start many years, if not decades before the patient is motivated to seek answers to the question: “What’s really going on here”!? The most common 1st sign of a sleep apnea is snoring. Snoring is most always ignored by the patient for years until many of the other medical […]
You know the feeling. “Time to get up already?” You don’t want to get out of bed. Heck, you don’t feel much better than when you went to bed! Groggy, sluggish and irritable… you can’t make the coffee strong enough or quick enough. “How am I going to make it through the […]
Less Sleep means Less Sex! Getting a good night’s sleep is a thing of the past for most adults which leads to poorer health, lower productivity on the job, more danger on the roads and — a less vibrant sex life, an eye-opening new survey shows. 75% of the respondents to the National Sleep Foundation poll […]
Now that actress Melissa McCarthy has received an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for ”Mike & Molly,” I thought a re-post of this very funny, realistic view of living with obstructive sleep apnea and a CPAP machine would be appropriate. Too bad Molly doesn’t know about oral appliance therapy, the only CPAP […]