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Bay Area Dentists offer help for Managing Sleep Apnea

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Airway disorders, such as sleep apnea, rob millions of hours of rejuvenating sleep from Americans. Although some people may be unaware that they have an airway disorder, others suffer the symptoms of sleep deprivation and more. Understanding the airway disorder that causes sleep apnea can help in your treatment…

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Could you have Sleep Apnea? Here are 8 ways to Tell

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Whether your partner complains daily about your snoring or your family is concerned about witnessing you gasping for air while sleeping, untreated sleep apnea can negatively affect your health. Sleep apnea is a medical condition known as OSA or obstructive sleep apnea, which causes snoring and pauses in breathing…

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Bay Area Dentists Can Treat Mysterious Headaches

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Nearly everyone experiences headaches from time to time, but for some people, chronic headaches prevent them from enjoying life and might even interfere with their ability to function. If you suffer from persistent headaches, you’ve probably been told suggestions like: drink enough water, get enough sleep, manage your stress…

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Snoring can have Serious Health Consequences

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Snoring might seem innocent, but it is the main symptom of a serious sleep-breathing disorder known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea. If your partner complains about your snoring, you could be one of the millions of Americans living with sleep apnea, which causes you to experience interruptions in breathing while…

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4 Reasons why CPAP isn’t the best Solution for your Sleep Apnea

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA A CPAP machine has been the gold standard treatment for patients suffering from sleep apnea. But, it’s not the only way to treat this sleep-breathing disorder. Did you know that, according to a recent study, as many as 83 percent of sleep apnea patients who use CPAP eventually become…

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Stop Blaming your Forgetfulness on Age

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Not getting enough sleep can leave you feeling sluggish and moody all of the time. Plus, studies now relate poor sleep quality to serious health problems like an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and diabetes. But, there’s another symptom that many people don’t realize is connected to their…

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What is Sleep Apnea and do I have it?

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Your spouse has been telling you for some time now that you’re impossible to share a bedroom with. Why? Because you snore loudly and constantly. It’s hard to deal with for those who may sleep near you, but snoring also could be a sign of a potentially dangerous sleep-breathing…

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The Silent Killer, How Sleep Apnea damages your Health

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Your spouse has been telling you for some time now that you’re impossible to share a bedroom with. Why? Because you snore loudly and constantly. It’s hard to deal with for those who may sleep near you, but snoring also could be a sign of a potentially dangerous sleep-breathing…

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Why we Prefer Oral Appliances to Treat Sleep Apnea

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Are you one of the millions of Americans who has been diagnosed with a sleep breathing disorder? If so, you probably have looked into CPAP as a method of treatment. You may already have a CPAP machine that you use every night. You may think CPAP is your only…

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Learn how Sleep Loss can make you Sick

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Does it seem as if you are always sick? Do you get over a cold or illness, and then contract another one soon thereafter? Your inability to get well may be tied to your sleep patterns. Scientific research continues to establish a link between sleep deprivation and the impeded…