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Snoring Prevention Treatment
Dentist in Chesapeake
Do you snore? Not only, is snoring annoying to you and your partner. But also, it can be a sign of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Which, is a condition caused by obstruction near the base of the tongue. Above all, snoring prevention treatment can help you in many more ways than just one.
The real problem with sleep apnea isn’t snoring. On the contrary, it’s when snoring stops. Hence, when the snoring stops. so does your breathing. In fact, OSA can cause you to stop breathing hundreds of times in one night. More often than not, for a minute or longer.
Symptoms of OSA
- Daytime Sleepiness
- Chronic Fatigue
- Morning Headache
- Impaired Memory And Judgment
- Mood Disturbance
Risks of OSA
As if chronic daytime sleepiness isn’t enough. Not only, are there more serious problems associated with this disorder. But also, sleep apnea patients are much more likely to suffer from:
- Heart problems (heart attack, congestive heart failure, hypertension)
- A higher incidence of work related and driving related accidents
- High blood pressure
- Generalized inflammation
- Bruxism (teeth grinding)
Left untreated, Obstructive Sleep Apnea can shorten the average life span by 10 years.
Dr. Brown Can Help Stop The Snore
During sleep, your throat area relaxes. Which, allows these structures to collapse and obstruct airflow. Dr. Brown can prescribe and fit a custom made oral appliance. Above all, to gently prevent your airway from collapsing during relaxed sleep. So, are you ready to get back to sleep? Then, talk with Dr. Brown about snoring prevention today.
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