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Can Seasonal Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea? Atlanta, GA

Wayne G. Suway, DDS, MAGD, D.ABDSM

Can Seasonal Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea?

Exhausted Man With Headache

Seasonal allergies can be a major annoyance, especially when they start to interfere with your sleep. For those who suffer from allergies, nighttime breathing difficulties can lead to a more severe condition known as sleep apnea. This condition causes breathing to repeatedly start and stop during sleep, leading to frequent disruptions throughout the night. The… Continue reading

Three Annoying Symptoms Associated with Sleep Apnea

Frustrated Tired Young Woman

Sleep apnea (OSA) is a potentially serious condition, as there are concerns other than disrupted sleep. The condition presents with several symptoms. The sufferer may not notice any of these symptoms. However, parents, a partner or a spouse may witness what your body goes through each night. Noticeable OSA symptoms can disrupt sleep. Waking up… Continue reading

Three Common Sleep Bruxism Triggers

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Sleep Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is a common condition where people clench and grind their teeth during sleep. Although the exact causes of bruxism are unknown, certain factors may trigger it, the following three being among the most common. Stress and Anxiety When people are stressed or anxious, their bodies release hormones such as cortisol,… Continue reading

Sleep Apnea Unexpected Consequences

You likely know that cardiovascular health requires a commitment to exercise and a heart-healthy diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol. However, another lesser-known but equally important element is the quality of sleep you get daily. How well you sleep each night also affects other body systems, including the metabolic and immune systems. Unfortunately, people… Continue reading

How to Boost Your Mental Health with Sleep Apnea Treatment

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Lack of sleep can put you at risk for serious health complications over time, both physically and mentally. Depression and anxiety from exhaustion can impact your work, relationships and activities you enjoy on a daily basis. Sleep apnea can aggravate stress levels and prevent you from getting the rest your body needs for your physical… Continue reading

Is Your Acid Reflux Due to Sleep Apnea?

Woman suffering from acid reflux drinking water after waking up in the morning.

Your restless nights may be due to acid reflux, one of the leading causes of obstructive sleep apnea. Acid reflux sufferers who feel no discomfort during the day may be perplexed by the fact that their symptoms typically worsen while sleeping. Being on your feet and moving about all day will help keep your stomach… Continue reading

What Can Happen If Sleep Apnea is Left Untreated?

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If you think you or someone you care about has sleep apnea, you should visit a doctor as soon as possible. The earlier you seek treatment, the better, as the condition can cause significant complications that, in some cases, can be fatal if left unattended. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a severe condition… Continue reading

CPAP or Mouthguard? Which is Better for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleepless woman suffering sleep apnea lying awake in bed the middle of night.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious condition that can interfere with your health and well-being, as well as your quality of life. Treatment for this condition usually involves using a continuous positive airway pressure machine, or CPAP as it is commonly called. This is the preferred method of treatment; however, sometimes mild to moderate… Continue reading

Night Guards and Sleep Apnea

A man at a dentist appointment trying on custom night guards.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition that can leave you feeling fatigued during the day. It can also cause cognitive impairment in the form of forgetfulness, irritability or trouble concentrating. It occurs when your airway is obstructed during sleep. The muscles in the back of your throat relax to the point that normal breathing… Continue reading

Is It Time for a Change?

A concerned womangetting ready to sleep looking at her CPAP mask.

Your CPAP apparatus is meant to help you have a restful and productive night’s sleep. When your mask feels uncomfortable, leaks or irritates your skin, your sleep may be interrupted, and this can cancel the good that CPAP therapy is supposed to be doing for you. Perhaps it is time to look at your mask… Continue reading

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Wayne G. Suway, DDS, MAGD, D.ABDSM
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