Treat Your Sleep Related Health Risks and Issues
Sleep apnea affects the quality of your sleep and contributes to snoring. The more serious impact has to do with your breathing.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) fully or partially blocks your airway during sleep. The restriction of airflow causes risks to your health as it reduces the necessary amount of oxygen you need during proper breathing.
The gasp that occurs can create the sound associated with snoring. It also briefly interrupts your sleep cycle leading to a feeling of fatigue during awake hours.
Sleep apnea causes numerous interruptions to healthy breathing throughout your sleep cycle. You’re at risk for additional health risks including high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke.
Sleep apnea can be treated. The common treatment includes the CPAP (breathing) device and in more severe cases, surgery.
An oral appliance can also be used to treat your sleep apnea issues, including snoring. The custom-designed and fitted device resembles a night guard and can open your airway for improved breathing during sleep.
Contact your dentist in Hollywood about your sleep apnea or snoring issues. Schedule a dental examination and consolation to discuss improving your breathing during sleep with an oral appliance.