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Sleep Testing: Here’s What to Expect!

October 24, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — ezsleepsolutions @ 8:50 pm
Man sleeping soundly in bed after sleep test

Do you go to bed only to wake up feeling drowsy and unrested? You may have sleep apnea, which is a common sleeping disorder that occurs when the airway is blocked or obstructed, making it difficult to breathe during sleep. If you suspect that this is the case, your dentist may order a sleep test. This can be conducted in a lab or at home, and the test will provide valuable information about your potential sleep apnea. Read on to learn how you can prepare for your sleep test as well as what you can expect during the study itself.

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Have Sleep Apnea? Here’s Why You Should See a Dentist!

August 21, 2020

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Woman with sleep apnea soundly sleeping in bed

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that keeps millions of people from getting the rest they deserve. This condition occurs when your throat and jaw muscles relax to the point that your airway becomes partially or completely blocked, causing interrupted sleep due to difficulty breathing. If you’re affected by this condition, it may come as a surprise to hear that you should visit your dentist. However, dentists care for so much more than just your smile. Read on to learn why seeing an expert sleep apnea doctor simply means heading to your dentist’s office!

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Are They Reliable? 3 Myths About Home Sleep Tests

July 20, 2020

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Close-Up of Finger Sensor for At-Home Sleep Test

Many of the symptoms of sleep apnea can also have other causes, so you’ll need to have a sleep test performed in order to have your sleep disorder properly diagnosed. Having these studies performed in a lab can be expensive, uncomfortable, and anxiety-inducing, which is why at-home home sleep tests are often recommended instead. However, there are a number of myths that sometimes cause patients to avoid having home sleep tests done; in this post, you’ll learn the truth behind 3 of these myths and why they’re nothing to worry about.

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Sleeping During Quarantine: 5 Tips for a Restful Night

April 22, 2020

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Woman sleeping in bed with white sheets

With all of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, it’s easy to let your anxieties get the better of you at night. Stress and sleep are often related; when you’re constantly worried, you could end up developing insomnia. Consequently, your body’s immune system will suffer, and your days will be filled with worry and exhaustion. To maintain a healthy body and mind, you need to be proactive in getting a full 8 hours of sleep. If you need help calming yourself before bed, try following these 5 tips.  

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Is Your Child’s Snoring a Sign of Sleep Apnea?

March 10, 2020

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You probably enjoy the sight of your child peacefully sleeping in bed, but what if their nights aren’t as restful as you’d like? If your little one has been snoring or gasping for air while they’re asleep, they might have sleep apnea. Very few children suffer from this disorder, but those that do could be in danger if you don’t act right away. If you want to help your child with sleep apnea, keep reading to learn everything you need to know about this condition and how it can interrupt their sweet dreams.

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5 Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Oral Sleep Appliance Clean

January 5, 2020

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man sleeping peacefully and smiling

While your oral appliance provides a convenient and comfortable alternative to the traditional treatment method of using a cPAP machine, it still requires proper care. Your efforts will ensure that it lasts longer and prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. If you’re wondering, “What are the best ways of cleaning my sleep appliance?” then continue reading. A local expert will get you up to speed so you can rest better and avoid any unnecessary interruptions in the treatment process. Additionally, you’ll learn some other key tips for how to manage life with your oral sleep appliance.

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6 Things That Can Make Sleep Apnea More Severe

December 17, 2019

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Snoring man

Life with sleep apnea can be challenging. You might drift off while behind the wheel, you could have trouble focusing at work, and your spouse will become increasingly irritated from listening to your loud snoring night after night. But as bothersome as these symptoms can be under normal circumstances, there are several risk factors that could make them even worse. Read on to learn about 6 behaviors and health issues that could be making your nights even more restless.

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The Dangers of Using Sleeping Pills for Sleep Apnea

November 13, 2019

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Sleeping pills

Between your constant exhaustion during the day, your loud snoring at night (as your irritated spouse can attest to), and your frequent insomnia, you’re starting to believe you might have sleep apnea. Your first thought might be to look for some medication to help you sleep more soundly – but that’s probably a bad idea. Sleeping pills have their uses, but as you’ll soon learn, there’s a very good chance that they’ll just make sleep apnea worse.

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When Do You Need to Worry About Snoring?

September 26, 2019

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Has your partner been complaining about the noise you make at night? Snoring is a very common problem that affects about 90 million Americans, but don’t make the mistake of assuming it’s just an annoyance. While snoring is sometimes relatively harmless, in other cases it’s a sign of severe sleep disorder. How can you tell the difference, and what can you do about it?

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The Myth of Playing “Catch Up” With Your Sleep

August 3, 2019

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person sleeping in

For adults, it’s recommended that you get anywhere from seven to nine hours of sleep each night. However, most people receive less than this, clinically qualifying them as “sleep-deprived.” When you routinely aren’t getting enough sleep during the week, you probably think you can make up for it by sleeping in on Saturday and Sunday. Unfortunately, it turns out that your lost hours of rest can’t actually be made up binge-sleeping-in on the weekends. Read on to learn how your rest deprivation could be a sign of a more serious condition like sleep apnea.

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