Tag Archives: sleep apnea

Who needs sleep apnea screening? And why?

The USPSTF (United States Preventive Services Task Force) is a conservative group that reviews data to give guidelines for physicians. The USPSTF has recently given recommendations on WHO should be screened for sleep apnea. Who should NOT be screened for … Continue reading

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Are you considering an oral appliance for your mild sleep apnea?

The short answer is that the oral appliance used while sleeping may help some symptoms of sleep apnea, but not others. An oral appliance that helps push the lower jaw forward to make more room in the back of the … Continue reading

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Breathe. . . . . .. . . . gasp! snort! .. . .Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is disruption of sleep (to both the patient and their bed-partner) and is harmful to the body.¬† Here are some nuts and bolts¬† about it. . . What are the symptoms? Snoring. Frequent awakenings during sleep. Daytime sleepiness. … Continue reading

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