Do you often feel tired during the day, and also grapple with headaches and irritability? Often, the cause of our poor sleep could be obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which impacts millions of people in the United States. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist will look at the importance of treating sleep apnea symptoms.
Posts Categorized: Sleep Apnea
The problem with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is that many people don’t realize they have it, and can experience symptoms for years before realizing that something isn’t right. Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to stop breathing while you sleep, and is caused by mouth and throat tissues clogging the airway. Sleep apnea… Read more »
Losing sleep can have a major affect on our day. We can have trouble concentrating, we may feel irritable, and over time, losing sleep can make us more accident-prone. However, if you suffer from sleep apnea, or OSA, then there is a treatment option available. Do you need sleep apnea treatment? How does the doctor… Read more »
If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea it is important that you become familiar with the many ways this sleep disorder can negatively affect your life. Patients who become too dismissive of the problem can quickly find themselves struggling with a variety of symptoms, both those that appear immediately and those that develop as… Read more »
Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you feel exhausted even though you slept the night before? While these may seem like minor issues, you can actually be experiencing the common warning signs of a serious disorder, one that can put your overall health at risk. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, can lead to a wide… Read more »
Do you frequently snore? Does your significant other often complain of difficulty sleeping? In many cases, snoring is more than just irritating; it can be a warning sign of a serious disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. Understanding the warning signs of this disorder is crucial to enjoying sound sleep and good overall… Read more »
Snoring may be one thing, but sleep apnea is quite another. The two are commonly confused, leading many people to go several years without seeking a diagnosis or treatment. Unfortunately, mistaking chronic snoring from obstructive sleep apnea has serious consequences for your overall health and quality of life. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is the… Read more »
Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which the tonsils, tongue, or tissues in the throat obstruct your airway, causing your breathing to stop temporarily. It is easily one of the most commonly misunderstood sleep disorders, which explains why so many patients allow it to go untreated for long periods. Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, a general… Read more »
In an earlier blog post, we briefly touched on the difference between snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. Although snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea, sleep apnea as a whole is more complex than occasional snoring. We estimate that between one-third and one-half of adult Americans snore at some time, some more loudly than others…. Read more »
Do you snore? Chronic snoring can leave both you and your partner sleep deprived and irritable. In some cases, snoring may even be a symptom of a more serious sleep disorder. Your Astoria NY dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Leibowitz, can diagnose the cause of your snoring and recommend comfortable and minimally invasive treatment options.