Dental Treatment of Snoring & Sleep Apnea Announces Continuing Education Lecture Series

On July 8, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Buffalo, NY – (NewMediaWire) – July 7, 2014 –  With over 80 Million  people undiagnosed with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), it’s assumed more physicians would increase OSA screenings and treatment options for symptomatic patients.  Interestingly enough, dentists are among the small group of practitioners stepping up, to take on the sleepy killer, OSA.   Dental sleep […]

Snoring: Bad for Relationships, Bad for Health

On June 28, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

>PRWEB.COM NewswireAustin, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 In today’s world, a good night’s sleep has become especially valuable, and increasingly difficult to get. Snoring and sleep apnea (a medical problem where the airway collapses during sleep and breathing stops) rob people and their bed partners of the rest they need to face their daily challenges. […]

Snoring can signal sleep apnea

On June 24, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Writing about her decision one night to sleep with her dog instead, author Bailey White described her mother’s snoring in disturbing terms. “Her blood-curdling snoring,” Bailey wrote, “with its gargling and squawking and its terrifying pauses, is like the sound the devil might make if he were alternately relishing and strangling on a pound of human flesh.” […]

To Get a Good Night's Sleep: Put an End to Snoring

On June 24, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Many people worldwide don’t get a good night’s sleep of eight hours every night. Most who experience exhaustion, headaches or suffering from high blood pressure could be signs of a serious problem.  For several sleepness nights, this could be a result of snoring or a common symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which is a […]

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

On June 22, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Insight into sleeping disorders and sleep apnea Forty-five percent of normal adults snore at least occasionally and 25 percent are habitual snorers. Problem snoring is more frequent in males and overweight people and usually worsens with age. Snoring may be an indication of obstructed breathing and should not be taken lightly. An otolaryngologist can help […]

Westfield dentist receives training to treat snoring and sleep apnea

On June 19, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Snoring can be more than just a nighttime annoyance for you and your bed partner, it can be a very serious health concern and Dr. Steven Blutfield, a dentist who has been practicing in Westfield since 1984, has recently received advanced training in the screening and treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Untreated sleep […]

Snoring in Pregnant Hypertensive Women a Marker for Apnea Risk

On June 13, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Stroke Risk Equal for Women, Men With Sleep Apnea Men and women with obstructive sleep apnea are at equally increased risk of ischemic stroke, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society, held from May 16 to 21 in San Diego. Sleep Apnea Associated with Worse Outcomes in Atrial Fibrillation […]

Hypertension and Snoring in Pregnancy Linked to Sleep Apnea

On June 11, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Half of hypertensive pregnant women who snore and one quarter of those who do not snore have unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), suggesting such women should be tested for this condition. Findings from this cohort study were published online May 29 in BJOG. OSA is a sleep disorder associated with reduced nocturnal blood oxygen levels […]

Health Risks Posed by Snoring

On May 25, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Added by Leigh Haugh on May 25, 2014.Saved under Depression, headaches, Health, Heart disease, Leigh Haugh, obesity, Sleep, StrokesTags: health Health risks posed by snoring could have a significant impact on an individual’s overall health and life expectancy, according to medical experts. Snoring can often result from sleep apnea and is linked to variety of […]

Many Veterans Will Be Snoring Over the Memorial Day Weekend

On May 24, 2014, in Sleep Apnea, by admin

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 About half of Americans who suffer from sleep apnea are overweight, according to the National Institutes of Health. Aging is also a contributing factor. Untreated, sleep apnea can lead to serious health problems, including heart disease. USA Today reported nearly nine of 10 veterans receiving compensation are considered […]

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