Category: Snoring/Sleep Apea

How to Tell if You Might Have Sleep Apnea

When you know that you have sleep apnea, the need to treat it can seem obvious. However, if you don’t know that you have sleep apnea, you may not even realize it, despite the fact that the signs can become increasingly more apparent as time goes by. At our Northeast El Paso dental office, we… Read more »

A Guide to Having Sleep Apnea

If you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), then you may or may not realize it. The condition can deprive you of necessary sleep by constantly interrupting your sleep breathing pattern, but it doesn’t usually wake you from consciousness during these interruptions. As a result, you may be losing sleep long before you start to realize… Read more »

Have Sleep Apnea? What You Should Worry About Beside Snoring

When you have sleep apnea – a disorder that causes you to stop breathing in your sleep – one of the most obvious signs is a loud and distinct pattern of snoring. In fact, many patients mistake their sleep apnea for nothing more than a snoring habit, causing many of them to endure the condition… Read more »

Do You Snore? You Might Be a Candidate for Treatment

Snoring doesn’t always seem like such a big deal, especially when it doesn’t occur every night or it isn’t excessively loud. However, for many patients, ignoring it can lead to a host health concerns that may not be immediately obvious, but could have dramatic impacts over time. For patients in El Paso who experience chronic… Read more »

Is Sleep Apnea the Reason You’re So Tired?

If you feel yourself becoming more tired every day, then trouble sleeping may be the cause. However, if that trouble is in the form of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), then you might not immediately realize it. Patients in El Paso who have sleep apnea can lose valuable, deep sleep every night due to an obstruction… Read more »

Snore Too Much? Here’s What You Should Know

Snoring isn’t usually considered a health problem, though it is a common (and sometimes serious) annoyance. For patients in El Paso, TX, who snore too much, however, it can pose a significant risk to your long-term health and wellbeing. In addition to the common causes behind snoring, which often involve a partially blocked airway, the… Read more »

Is Sleep Apnea Lowering Your Quality of Life?

The thing about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is that it can have a multitude of impacts on your health and quality of life before you even realize that you have it. As one of the more common sleep breathing disorders, sleep apnea is known for interrupting your sleep cycle by forcing you to stop breathing… Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Sleep Apnea?

The quality of your sleep can have a significant impact on your overall quality of life. When you don’t get enough of it, your mind and body can begin to suffer the consequences in the form of sleep deprivation, extreme exhaustion, and decreasing mental capacity. However, not just any sleep will do; your body needs… Read more »

A Few Tips for Better Sleep

Without sleep, your mind and body couldn’t rest and would soon begin to wear down. Aside from making you move slowly, sleep deprivation can also inhibit your ability to concentrate, make you more irritable, and lead to a host of various health problems. There are a number of issues that can affect your sleep cycle,… Read more »

Can Your Dentist Help You Stop Snoring?

Did you know that you can find relief from your chronic snoring problem at your dentist’s office? You probably wouldn’t naturally think of your dentist when seeking better sleep, but the mechanisms behind snoring and the sleep disorder, sleep apnea often originate with your oral tissues. Today, we explain how methods for treating OSA often… Read more »