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  • Can't stand CPAP?
  • Sleeping in Another Room because of Snoring?
  • Falling Asleep at Work or in Your Car?
  • Not Refreshed after a Full Nights Sleep?

These are all signs of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 40% of the adult population snores and almost everyone who has sleep apnea snores. Sleep Apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition and often un-diagnosed.

This site is informational about sleep disorders and specifically about obstructive sleep apnea and oral appliance therapy. Oral appliance therapy is a non-surgical treatment for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea; which is the treatment of choice for snoring as well as mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

Snoring and Second-Hand Snoring

Loud snoring, when it is not associated with sleep apnea, is usually more of a problem for the bed partner than the one snoring. Sleeping with someone who snores is not only annoying, but can be detrimental to your physical and emotional health. People who sleep next to a snoring person suffer from:

  • Increased Aches and Pains
  • High Levels of Fatigue and Daytime Sleepiness
  • Irritability
  • Depression and Poorer Mental Health
  • Memory Impairment

Both bed partners may be suffering from sleep deprivation although only one may have the real problem. Often those who snore do not take the complaints from their bed partner seriously, which puts stress on their relationship.

Sleep Apnea

The difference between snoring and sleep apnea can be difficult to discern. Sleepiness, multiple awakenings and day time fatigue are common symptoms of sleep apnea. Only proper testing can definitively tell the difference.

Failure to get a full nights rest due to Sleep Apnea has effects beyond the work place injuries and auto accidents associated with sleepiness. Apnea is associated with an

  • Increase in Strokes and Heart Attacks
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Morning Headaches
  • Decreased Sex Drive



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