Sleep Apnea in America: Just the Facts

Have you ever wondered if you have sleep apnea? Have you been diagnosed, but you question how “real” the condition is, compared to other health problems? According to research and statistics, sleep apnea is a very real and potentially fatal condition, and if you show symptoms of the d

CPAP Intolerant Patients Find Relief with an Oral OSA Appliance

Many doctors believe that the best treatment for sleep apnea is a CPAP, or continuing positive air pressure machine or BiPAP, a bi-level positive air pressure machine. While CPAP or BiPAP is the gold standard and has helped countless people enjoy more restful, safe sleep, many are int

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Disrupt Your Life

If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, or if you are suffering from the symptoms of the disorder, you already know that OSA can severely impact your quality of life. Lack of sleep can cause mood swings, irritability, and difficulties in your personal relationships. Y

Medicare-Approved Treatment for Seniors with Sleep Apnea

Chronic exhaustion is not normal. Though it may be a symptom of many different health conditions, obstructive sleep apnea is one of the most common – and easily treatable – causes. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, will cause your throat or soft palate to block your airways while you a

Treating OSA Sleep Disorder in Seniors

If you’re over the age 65, you may have new aches and pains every day. Perhaps your stamina isn’t what it used to be, or you don’t have the energy to exercise like you did a few years ago. Well, according to a Reuter’s study of over 13,000 Americans, from December 2013, 15 to 24-year

Stop Snoring, Breathe Easier, and Get Healthy

Do you or your sleep mate snore? Do you feel tired, even after a good night’s sleep? Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a common and treatable condition linked to snoring and daytime drowsiness. Dr. Stephen Gershberg is a sleep medicine dentist. He can determine whether OSA is the ca