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Snoring & Sleep Apnea Treatment Columbus, IN
Do you or someone you love suffer from snoring? Snoring can be more than a mere annoyance. If your snoring can’t be attributed to allergies, a cold, or a sinus infection, it may be a symptom of a condition called sleep apnea. Contact our office to schedule a consultation, so we can help you or your loved one get the restful sleep you deserve!
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
When you sleep, the muscles in your mouth, jaw, and throat naturally relax. For those with obstructive sleep apnea, these muscles become so relaxed that they obstruct the airway, making it difficult to breath. People with sleep apnea often stop breathing for a few seconds multiple times throughout the night. This results in the sudden and frequent awakenings that make for restless nights.
Risks Associated with Sleep Apnea
Treating sleep apnea isn’t just about reducing snoring and improving quality of sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea poses a number of serious health risks, including an increased risk of stroke, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, depression, and diabetes. Millions of Americans suffer from this condition, but only a minority of sufferers have been diagnosed. We are working hard at Dental Solutions of Columbus to change this in our community. We’re here to restore the quality of your sleep as well as help reduce your risk of more serious health problems.
Signs of Sleep Apnea
The symptoms and signs of sleep apnea are subtle, and the disorder can go undiagnosed and untreated for years.
Know the signs of sleep apnea, which include:
- Loud Snoring
- Gasping or Choking for Air During Sleep
- Awakening Feeling Unrested
- Severe Daytime Drowsiness or Fatigue
- Frequent Urination During the Night
- Morning Headaches
- Chronic Heartburn
- Heightened Irritability, Depression, or Anxiety
- Erectile Dysfunction or Low Libido
- Difficulty Concentrating
- Challenges Retaining Information