Posts Tagged ‘ Snoring ’

Could Your Teeth Be Causing You To Snore?

Snoring can be an annoying problem and can even disrupt sleep and relationships. If you have a snoring problem or have been told you have one by a spouse, you may be wondering what is causing it. Your dentist may be able to help you get to the root of the problem. In fact, a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 11 2015

Heavy Snoring, Sleep Apnea Tied To Early Brain Disorders

Snoring is a frustrating problem that many people suffer from. Not only is snoring annoying to those who sleep with or near you, it could also be bad for your health. A recent study shows that snoring and sleep apnea could lead to early braid disorders. According to the study, people who snore are much… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 29 2015

Can Cold Weather Make Sleep Apnea Worse?

Michigan Cosmetic, General & Sedation Dentistry As we enter the cooler months of autumn and prepare for the cold Michigan winter, people who suffer from sleep apnea may experience an increase in symptoms. According to a ten-year study that included over 7,500 sleep apnea patients, there is an average six percent increase in cases of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2015

The Health Risks of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially deadly medical condition in which your breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. When your airway is obstructed, the resulting oxygen deprivation and carbon dioxide buildup cause your brain to rouse you from sleep. This can happen many times in the night and take its toll over time if left untreated.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 25 2015

Treatment for Snoring and Sleep Apnea in Grand Rapids

Snoring is not always a sign of the potentially life-threatening condition known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but it is the most common symptom. Regardless of the source of snoring, the Grand Rapids dentists at A Life of Smiles can help you find the right treatment to restore restful sleep for you and your loved… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 24 2015

What Causes Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea occurs when an airway becomes partially or fully blocked. Normally, our throat muscles remain stiff when we are awake (to help to keep our airway open so that air can flow in and out of our lungs), and relaxed when we are sleeping. Sometimes, however, these throat tissues relax too much and an… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 24 2015

Top Four Facts About Sleep Apnea

Sleep. It’s one of the most important parts of our days. We all need it. We rarely get enough of it. And too many of us are continually sleep-deprived. Sleep plays an essential role in supporting our physical health, increasing longevity, and providing emotional wellbeing. Everyone needs a good night’s sleep. Yet millions of Americans… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2015

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Don’t let snoring and sleep apnea prevent you from getting the sleep you need. More than half of all adults snore at some point in their lives: some in quiet whistles every now and again and others like a nonstop Oriental Express. Snoring can be harmless and temporary, or habitual and severe-disturbing both those making… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2015