Sleep apnea may be ruining your life. You may fall asleep, only to feel the morning sun wake you up, what feels like, minutes after you have fallen asleep. Once you have not been able to hit rem sleep for several nights in a row you may begin to struggle to follow directions, complete fine motor tasks and you may fall asleep when completing important tasks. Several million Americans struggle with sleep apnea and require some sort of treatment while several thousands go untreated. When sleep apnea is left untreated death can occur.
Sleep apnea can be treated with lifestyle changes, oral appliances therapy (mouthpieces), breathing devices, and surgery. Medicines typically are not used to treat sleep apnea.
Treatment may improve medical conditions linked to sleep apnea, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Don’t wait for these problems to impact your life. Get help today and get your sleep apnea under control. There are several dental procedure options that can now be used to treat sleep apnea.