Sleep Apnea Albuquerque Snoring Treatment CPAP Alternative - ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sleep Apnea, Grinding and Snoring Treatment in Albuquerque with CPAP Alternatives
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder. Untreated, sleep related breathing disorders cause people to stop breathing repeatedly at night resulting in the brain and other organs to be deprived of oxygen. This can be hundreds of times per night and can be fatal.
Lack of oxygen can be due to an obstructed airway (Obstructed Sleep Apnea, OSA) or failure…
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine now recommends oral appliances as a first line of treatment for mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a very serious life-threatening condition.
Signs and Symptoms of Obstructed Sleep Apnea and Sleep Related Breathing Disorders
Patients with sleep apnea or sleep-related breathing disorders experience multiple signs such as:
These actions are signs your body is battling to keep your airway open while you sleep. But there are even more clues your body is battling for oxygen at night and in need of better quality rest!
Poor Quality Sleep:
Nighttime tossing and turning:
High blood pressure, heart disease and stroke:
Uncontrolled diabetes and weight gain
Poor mental health, heightened symptoms of depression, anxiety and ADHD:
Low energy levels and daytime sleepiness:
C-Pap vs Oral Sleep Appliance Therapy
A C-Pap machine is very effective in the management of obstructive sleep apnea. However, for patient who are C-Pap intolerant or only have a mild to moderate case of sleep apnea, an oral appliance could be a life changing improvement!
Obstructed Sleep Apnea is a serious medical condition that must be diagnosed by a physician. With our system, patient’s can have a home sleep test done in the comfort of their own home. Our office’s sleep consultant will arrange for your home sleep test and send your results electronically to a physician. After diagnosis, our office can create you a comfortable and effective oral appliance to wear at night. So the only place you have to go is your home and our office! This is an efficient, effective and financially feasible way to improve your oxygen flow and intake during sleep.
Poor quality sleep negatively impacts every part of the body! Conversely, good quality sleep aided by an oral appliance can:
So far the results have been very positive and encouraging. Patients have reported a significant improvement in their sleep, sleeping without interruption, more daytime energy, and not waking up their partners from snoring! Our office will utilize any medical and/or dental insurance benefits applicable to ensure the cost of the oral sleep appliance is affordable.
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