If it’s been a long time since you got a good night’s sleep (or since you remember feeling rested during the day, at the very least), then you may not feel you have a solid grasp on what sleep should be like anymore. We’d like to remind you of the major details. When you deal with a sleep disorder like snoring or sleep apnea for a long time, your perspective on what’s normal can become a bit distorted. You may suddenly find yourself thinking, “Oh good, my snoring only woke me up three times last night!” when it shouldn’t be affecting you at all! Let us clue you in!
Perhaps you’re certain that you have always slept well. You don’t remember ever being fatigued before, dealing with headaches, having trouble staying asleep, or snoring. So, what happened? What shifted that transitioned you from someone with an exceptional ability to sleep soundly through the night to someone who requires care for a sleep disorder? Let’s help you begin understanding what may be going on with your body (and what to do).
It’s not as if you don’t have enough of a problem going on with your sleep disorder! You’re already exhausted, you may be dealing with headaches, and the list of symptoms goes on. However, throwing bad breath into the mix of your concerns is just adding insult to injury! Why is this happening, you may wonder, and is there really anything you can do about it? As you may have guessed, this is often a symptom connected to your sleeping issue and something we can most certainly address.
As you’re dealing with sleep apnea or other sleep issues, you may start to wish you had some quick, easy solution to make things better. Fortunately, getting yourself the treatment that you need, so you can sleep well again, is often as simple as coming in to see our team to find out how we may help. Even more relieving? Getting yourself from point A (home, dealing with a sleep disorder) to point B (a consultation at our practice) is so simple, thanks to our very user-friendly website. Consider a few steps to take for a simple experience.
When you first delve into the world of sleep disorders and sleep apnea treatment, you may feel like you’re being introduced to complexities you’ve never considered before. You think about the symptoms, the potential health problems that can come up down the line if you avoid treatment, and the list continues. Today, we’d like to stick to some very simple suggestions that will help you along throughout your journey toward recovering the relaxing, truly restful sleep you once enjoyed!
If you talk to our team about your sleep health, then you will quickly discover we encourage you move this part of your life to the top of your priority list! You may think to yourself that this is somewhat odd. Sure, your sleep is important and it’s nice to get a good night’s sleep. However, shouldn’t you be more concerned about pressing matters in your waking life, you wonder? The truth is, when a sleep disorder like sleep apnea affects you, it’s putting everything in your life at risk! Consider reasons we think you should put this detail first and give us a call when you’re ready for care!
Yes, it is true: Children can suffer from sleep disorders just like adults can. You may be shocked to learn this and wonder how you can possibly determine whether your child requires treatment, if there’s anything you could do to prevent such issues, and more. At our practice, we provide comprehensive care not only for you (an adult) but for your children, too. Allow us to explain how we can guide your children toward restful sleep from the get go.
Whether you’re an avid coffee drinker, cola drinker, tea drinker, or otherwise, if you’re someone who gets your daily fix (or two or three) of caffeine, then you may think you know it quite well. However, when it comes to caffeine and sleep disorders, you may not have all of the information you’re assuming that you do. Let’s go over a few things you may be completely overlooking that just might be contributing to sleep apnea.
You have likely heard that you should be focusing on two major categories when it comes to addressing your sleep disorder. First, you should be considering lifestyle decisions and ensuring the choices you make throughout your life are protecting you, so you may sleep throughout the night. These are things that can take place during the day or the night! Next, you should also be relying on sleep apnea treatment that you receive from our practice. Why not break down the details by day … and night … for an easier approach? Remember, if you ever have any questions, we are here to answer them.
You know that smoking isn’t necessarily a good thing for your body. You know that it can cause problems for your oral health, your lung health, and more. However, did you know that it can even interrupt your sleep health which, in turn, can guide you straight toward a whole host of serious problems for your body? Let’s spend a bit of time covering what this means, so you can focus on figuring out how to achieve sleep apnea treatment both through smart choices and care with our practice.