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Could Oral Appliance Therapy Completely Overtake the CPAP?

Sleep Apnea and a CPAP go hand in hand. Without a doubt it is the first thing that will pop up in someone’s mind when you mention one or the other. But that’s beginning to change. Oral Appliance Therapy is the new favorite, and it’s beginning to change the way the game is played. How… Read more »

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The Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a silent killer. Most people don’t even know they have it when it could be making drastic changes in someone’s life without them even realizing it. Some of these changes could actually be impacting their livelihood. Actually, most of these changes will be hurting them is some way shape or form. The… Read more »

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Can Sleep Apnea Kill Me?

Once you’re diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea it can be scary. You’ve got to feel your way around to see what treatment works for you. Even then some people worry and ask, “Can my Sleep Apnea kill me?” Treatment could save your life Truth is, Sleep Apnea can be fatal. Not because the symptoms or… Read more »

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Dr. Shad Morris Chosen as Head Dentist in NFLPA Meeting

  The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) came to Las Vegas, NV for its annual meeting in March. Subjects such as wages and benefits will be discussed, however, the Living Heart Foundation also offered a free health screening for all former players who attend. Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) allied with the Project Rose… Read more »

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get Tested For Sleep Apnea Today

Sleep Apnea has kind of been a hot topic for the last couple years.  As research progresses we see more and more reasons why Sleep Apnea needs to be treated.  We also see more and more methods of accomplishing this.  There’s the CPAP, Positional Sleep Therapy, Surgery, and even Oral Devices all meant to help… Read more »

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What Temperature is Ideal for Sleeping?

You may be regretting asking this question if you’re as cheap as me, but temperature actually has a much bigger effect on sleep than most people realize.  Most people have their room temperature hovering around a 69-72 degree range in their house.  Sleep, however, is optimal at a cool 62-67 degree range.  This actually could… Read more »

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How Much Sleep do I Need?

People changing is a fact of life.  Over time you’ll see even your own sleep patterns changing as your body develops.  But if you look at the differences in sleep between each age group it can really be astounding.  Here’s a quick breakdown of a new study from the National Sleep Foundation by EurekALert. Here’s… Read more »

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Positional Sleep Therapy – How Do You Sleep?

Well first off if you don’t know what the effects of sleep apnea are or if you think you might have it look at this post.  But to summarize, sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where someone will wake up many times during their sleep.  This can be up to a hundred times in the… Read more »

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Is the Sleep Apnea Epidemic on the Rise?

Think of someone with sleep apnea and imagine them in your head.  What do they look like?  The majority of people would think of a middle-aged, overweight, male.  There’s a reason for this stereotype.  Overweight people have more tissue in their body that can collapse their lung airways in their sleep.  If you haven’t read… Read more »

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Why Do We Even Need Sleep?

I mean what logical or biological reason could you come up for why we need to lay flat for eight hours a night.  Add to that the fact that we have to be unconscious for all of it.  Some people think it helps us save energy, but the amount saved is comparable to a slice… Read more »

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