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Snoring vs. Sleep Apnea: What’s the Difference?

Snoring vs. Sleep Apnea: What’s the Difference?

When many people think of sleep apnea they immediately think of snoring. However, it is important to understand the difference between the two. While some people suffering from sleep apnea might snore, not all actually do. Let’s take a look at sleep apnea, snoring and what the difference is. What is Sleep Apnea? Obstructive sleep […]

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Alcohol and Sleep: Watch What You’re Drinking

Alcohol and Sleep: Watch What You’re Drinking

Getting your sleep apnea treated is important in your health and your sleep. However, there is another factor you might want to consider when it comes to your sleep. Throughout the year many people will celebrate a holiday, birthday or other even by drinking. Whether it is at a local bar or friend’s house, drinking […]

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Is 8 Hours of Sleep Really Good for You?

Is 8 Hours of Sleep Really Good for You?

Growing up, many of us were under the assumption that getting 8 hours of sleep or more a night was necessary. However, with recent research, people who sleep for more than 8 hours a day might now have an increased risk of stroke. This risk may even double for older people who persistently sleep longer […]

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Tension Type Headaches and How Your Dentist Can Help

Tension Type Headaches and How Your Dentist Can Help

Ouch! That throbbing pain in your head is back—what now? People who suffer from frequent headaches often miss out on many daily activities because they just can’t handle the pain. One type of headache is the tension type headache, which is the most common type among adults. A tension type headache may appear periodically or […]

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Peripheral Neuropathies: What does this mean?

Peripheral Neuropathies: What does this mean?

Have you ever experienced facial pain, but weren’t quite sure why it was happening? Peripheral neuropathy is the result of damage to your peripheral nerves. When this damage occurs, it often causes: Weakness Numbness Pain The peripheral nervous system sends information from your brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body. When damage […]

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Headaches With/Without an Aura

Headaches With/Without an Aura

Your day is going perfectly. The sun is shining and you are getting all your work done. But then something happens. Your head begins to throb and you even begin to see small black splotches in your vision. What is this? An aura is a perceptual disturbance experienced by someone with a migraine or headache […]

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4 Reasons to Get Your Sleep Apnea Treated

4 Reasons to Get Your Sleep Apnea Treated

You may not realize the impact your sleep apnea is having on your overall healthy and day-to-day life, but it is taking a large toll on every part of your life. From morning headaches to an inability to perform at work or school, sleep apnea is disrupting your life. By getting your sleep apnea treated, […]