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Did Sleep Apnea Surgery Fail? Oral Appliance Therapy Can Help

In general, surgery is not considered the best treatment for sleep apnea. In part, this is because sleep apnea increases a person’s surgical risks. If you have sleep apnea, you are more likely to experience surgical complications, including respiratory failure, heart attack, or other complications that could land you in the [...]

Oral Appliances For Sleep Apnea Reduces Dementia Symptoms

Sleep is a powerful restorative for all parts of your body, including your brain. During sleep, your brain cleans itself of waste chemicals it generates during the day. When the brain can’t do that because sleep apnea interrupts sleep, the waste builds up in the brain, contributing to dementia. Now a [...]

Should I Use CPAP When I’m Sick?

With colds and the flu floating around, the side effects of each illness can prevent you from getting a {{{{link id='50309' text='good night of sleep'}}}}. Especially if you’re wearing a CPAP mask. Although CPAP does a great job of managing sleep apnea, it’s not the best treatment to use while you’re sick. If you’re [...]