CPAP masks and treatments aren’t for everyone, but many other options are available to help you combat sleep apnea and get that well-needed rest. Surgical procedures like jaw repositioning or tissue removal and different variations of therapies or lifestyle changes may be great alternatives to CPAP in treating sleep apnea. It is important to consult […]
Can Exercise Help Sleep Apnea?
Have you ever woken up after a night’s rest still feeling tired? Has your partner told you that you snore loudly? You may have sleep apnea. That may not surprise you, and you may have already talked to an expert about this common condition. But did you know there are steps you can take that […]
Can an overbite cause snoring?
Snoring can affect both men and women and can often lead to sleep disruption, if you share the bed. There are many causes of snoring, some of which can be fixed. One of the causes of snoring is the anatomy of your mouth, such as, if you have an overbite. This does not mean that […]
Can you have sleep apnea without snoring?
There are 2 types of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea, each of which requires different treatment. While many people think that snoring is a common symptom and indicator of having sleep apnea, you can still have sleep apnea without snoring. Snoring is a very common indicator of sleep apnea but it […]
Can Sleep Apnea Cause Teeth Grinding?
Sleep apnea can have a significant impact on your life. Not only do you wake up feeling fatigued, hazy, and irritable, but you can also increase your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, or even experiencing depression. However, if you have sleep apnea and experience discomfort in your face, temple, and jaw in the morning, […]
Can Sleep Apnea Go Away On Its Own?
Do you wake up with a dry mouth or a headache? Do you experience daytime tiredness and irritability? Is your partner complaining about your excessive snoring during the night? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, it could be a sign that you have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious condition […]
Can My Dentist Make me a Mouth Guard to Stop Snoring?
If you’re regularly snoring at night, you may have sleep apnea. A common way to treat sleep apnea is with a CPAP machine, but are there alternatives available? Some people prefer to skip the CPAP for an oral appliance, helping them sleep better without needing a machine. Continue reading to learn more about sleep apnea […]
The 5 Types of Snoring & How to Test for Them
The 5 Types of Snoring & How to Test for Them A great night of sleep is something we all strive for and need. Anything that may interfere with that can be a cause for concern. Snoring can be the cause of this interference, and a trip to your sleep doctor can help you overcome […]
Can Sleep Apnea Cause TMJ?
Can Sleep Apnea Cause TMJ? Good quality sleep is essential for overall well-being. Sleep deprivation caused by sleep apnea can lead to daytime fatigue and increased risk for more serious problems, such as high blood pressure, heart attack, or stroke. Surprisingly, oral health is linked to sleep apnea. Facial pain, stiffness in the jaw upon […]
Are Sleep Apnea Tests Covered by Alberta Health Care?
A good night’s sleep is important for our health. Sleep apnea is one cause of frequent sleep disturbances. Quite often, you won’t remember waking up. So, unless you begin experiencing symptoms or someone tells you, you won’t know you have sleep apnea. Without putting too much thought into it, you may think that sleep apnea […]