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Dripping in Dreamland: Is Sleep Apnea Making You Drool?

March 26, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 5:32 pm
Man sleeping with his mouth open due to sleep apnea

When you think of sleep apnea, you may often envision loud snoring, restless nights, and daytime fatigue. But did you know that sleep apnea could also be linked to something as mundane as drooling? There’s no need to panic if you do this occasionally, but if it’s a frequent occurrence, you might want to see your dentist. But what does drooling have to do with sleep apnea, exactly? Continue reading to find out.


Can CBD Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms?

March 25, 2024

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In the past few years, CBD oil has become a popular over-the-counter method to address pain, reduce cancer symptoms, and much more. There have been numerous claims that the use of CBD oil can help those who are experiencing sleep problems, including insomnia and sleep apnea, but are these claims something that you can trust? Continue reading to learn more about CBD, its effects on sleep apnea, and what you should do.


Does Secondhand Smoke Increase Your Child’s Risk of Sleep Apnea?

March 18, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 10:38 pm
Child sleeping

You already know about the negative effects that smoking has on your body, but did you know that it can affect the people around you as well? Secondhand smoke can have all sorts of dangerous side effects – especially for younger children. In fact, secondhand smoke may increase children’s risk of obstructive sleep apnea. This disorder keeps them from getting the quality sleep they need to thrive. Continue reading to learn more about obstructive sleep apnea and how secondhand smoke plays a role.


Can Sleep Apnea Cause Bedwetting?

February 19, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 7:49 pm
Lady is frightened

While about one in four children have problems with wetting the bed at some point, it is believed that one to two percent of adults may deal with this same embarrassing problem. While it isn’t a big deal if it happens once or on occasion, persistent or frequent bedwetting may be the result of a medical condition called sleep apnea. Here’s how sleep apnea and bedwetting are related and how they can be treated.


Unseen Complications: Can Sleep Apnea Lead to Blindness?

February 16, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 2:45 pm
a person covering their eyes due to trouble sleeping

Did you know that there are millions of people throughout America who have issues with blindness or significantly impaired vision? These disabilities can be due to a number of reasons, including cataracts, accidental injuries, or simply genetics. However, one of the biggest culprits of vision impairment is diabetic retinopathy, which can be minimized with plenty of rest. But if you’re struggling with sleep apnea? Keep reading to learn how this sleeping disorder can contribute to blindness and what you can do about it.


Sleeping Without Snoring: Why Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Be an Excellent Valentine’s Gift

February 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 7:46 pm
Sleep dentist

Sometimes you can love someone very much and still be driven crazy by their snoring. Since more than 90 million North Americans snore, many people find their sleep regularly disrupted by their loved one’s noisy breathing. While this is certainly a troublesome issue on its own, snoring can be the result of sleep apnea, a condition that can frequently interrupt sleep and lead to higher rates of cardiovascular disease. Here’s how you can make sleep apnea treatment into a great gift for Valentine’s Day!


How Can Essential Oils Help Manage Sleep Apnea?

January 23, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 7:55 pm
Lady thinks something over

Sleep is crucial to a person’s health. When we sleep, our bodies repair and regenerate tissues and the brain sorts through and categorizes everything it learned during the day. If someone isn’t sleeping enough, they can develop serious health problems such as high blood pressure or even have dangerous accidents like crashing a car after falling asleep behind the wheel. Sleep apnea is a medical condition that can frequently disrupt a patient’s sleep, but there are things you can do at home to mitigate its symptoms. Here’s how essential oil can help manage sleep apnea.


What Can Make My Sleep Apnea Symptoms Worse?

January 15, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 7:52 pm
Red wine

Obstructive sleep apnea is a health condition that can have serious implications for your overall health. It can regularly interrupt a person’s sleep more than a hundred times in a single night, and this restless sleep can leave a person weary throughout the day and more likely to develop cardiovascular issues like high blood pressure. Here are a few factors that may worsen a case of sleep apnea along with a few changes you can make to mitigate the problem.


What’s the Link Between Sleep Apnea & Rheumatoid Arthritis?

January 11, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 9:03 pm
Digital illustration of rheumatoid arthritis

Did you know that as many as 30% of Americans report that they struggle to fall or stay asleep? This percentage nearly doubles when looking at people who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This autoimmune disease causes widespread inflammation that leads to stiffness, swelling, and joint pain. If you have RA and can never seem to get quality sleep, continue reading. There could be a link between your RA and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)! Continue reading to learn more about how they are related.


Is Sleep Apnea Becoming More Common?

December 14, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepdunwoodyteam @ 7:39 pm
Man sleeping in bed

More and more people are being diagnosed with sleep apnea as of late – especially in the United States. This is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts throughout the night. Sleep apnea isn’t just dangerous, but it also appears to be on the rise. Continue reading to learn more about sleep apnea, its risk factors, and what you can do to combat those risks.

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