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Sleep Apnea Misconceptions

Jan 23, 2017
Sleep apnea is a wide spread condition that affects an estimated 18 million Americans. Even though this condition affects a large portion of the population, there are many misconceptions that many people make about sleep apnea.

How To Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Dec 28, 2016
Teeth grinding, medically known as “Bruxism,” is the grinding or clenching of the teeth, which usually involves an unpleasant noise. It also creates unpleasant side effects that cause many people to experience pain and discomfort. Grinding the teeth is quite a common problem, and many people do it without even realizing it.

Why Is Sleep So Important?

Nov 30, 2016
To understand why it is so important that you have any type of sleep issue addressed, it is first essential to understand why sleep is so important to your body. Sleep plays a huge role in your physical, emotional, and psychological health. When your body does not receive the amount and quality of sleep that it requires, your entire body suffers. At Georgia Dental Sleep Disorders, Dr. Mitul Patel wants you to understand the links between your health and your sleep so that you can address issues and receive proper treatment. Ignoring any type of sleep issue will only set your body, mind, and heart up for even more dire issues.

Benefits of a Sound Machine

Oct 26, 2016
Sound machines have become popular tools used at night (and nap times) to help people fall asleep and sleep better. Sound machines, also known as white noise machines, constantly produce background noises that are designed to scientifically produce sound at exact frequencies that have been found the most beneficial for different types of people.

Your Weight and Your Sleep

Sep 28, 2016
Being overweight or obese has negative effects on your entire body. Not only does being overweight affect your health and your ability to perform day to day tasks, but being overweight or obese can negatively affect your sleep. How much weight you carry on your body affects how your body performs

Dangers Of Sleep Apnea

Aug 18, 2016
Sleep apnea does more than simply disrupt your sleep at night. Sleep apnea is dangerous to those with the condition because it raises the risk for other health issues. Understanding how sleep apnea affects your entire body can help you understand the importance of receiving the intervention treatment that you need.

Snoring or Sleep Apnea?

Jul 24, 2016
Waking up exhausted and not refreshed is a frustrating occurrence – and when it happens day after day it is time to visit a sleep expert to learn why you are unable to get a good night’s rest.

Custom Made Mouth Guards

Jun 29, 2016
Sleep apnea is one of the leading causes of sleep deprivation in the United States, yet many people are unaware of what is causing their symptoms of this dangerous condition. Without a knowledge of the causes behind sleep apnea, finding the appropriate treatment is almost impossible.

Sleep Disorders

Jun 01, 2016
There are more than 80 sleep disorders affecting 7 out of 10 people in America. Busy lives, stressful schedules, over committing to activities, school, work, travel – all of these contribute to many sleep disorders affecting Americans today.

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Apr 30, 2016
Sleep is supposed to be a time when the entire body relaxes so that it can recharge for another day. Sleep is one of the most necessary components of life from the time we are born until the time we take our last breaths.