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Obesity Crisis May Be Fueling Big Jump in Sleep Apnea Cases
The widening American waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, potentially robbing millions of people of a good night’s rest, a new study suggests. Study author Paul Peppard believes the findings show a big spike in sleep apnea cases over the past two decades — as much as 55 percent — and may […]
Hagerstown study looks at link between sleep disruption, glucose metabolism
February 04, 2013|By Crystal Schelle Doctors and researchers at George W. Comstock Center for Public Health Research and Prevention in Hagerstown as well as Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore are seeing if glucose metabolism might be affected by the disruption of sleep that sleep apnea causes. Their work is part of the SOMNOS […]
Happily Ever After – Can a Snoring Spouse Impact a Marriage?
According to a current medical study being conducted in Chicago, in some relationships, the honeymoon stage can be over before it even begins. The aftermath of second hand snoring can bring a whole new perspective to the vow “until death do us part.” Just ask any wife who’s ready to rip out the throat of […]
Apnea Steals Sleep From the Restless
Summarized from an article by Stephanie M. Hill The dream had been the same for as long as he could remember. Bryan Lapuyade would swallow something and choke. He’d awaken with a start, but the sensation remained – he could barely breathe. When the time came to go to work, Lapuyade would get out of bed, […]
Second Hand Snoring / Sleep Stealing
Did you know sleeping with a snorer can take a toll on YOUR health and wellness? People sleeping next to loved ones that snore have also reported excessive day-time sleepiness and fatigue, along with their snoring partners. Research now shows that in relationships, both individuals feel the effects of snoring, doubling the importance of treatment. A study conducted by the Mayo […]
Sleep Apnea – a Silent Killer
When tragedy strikes, people across the country are left asking a similar question, “Could I have done anything to save my loved one?” Undoubtedly these thoughts reside with everyone at some point during the painful grieving process. Is there anything we can do? This discussion is dedicated to all family and friends that have passed […]
Predictable implant placement with a diagnostic/surgical template and advanced radiographic imaging
Predictable implant placement with a diagnostic/surgical template and advanced radiographic imaging.
Are You Afraid To Visit The Dentist?
Q: I am a “dental chicken” – can’t get myself to go to the dentist to fix the major dental problems I have, is this normal? Numerous children and adults have a fear of visiting the dentist. Many individuals equate dental visits with pain, discomfort, hefty bills, and other negative associations. According to studies conducted […]
Do You Get A $1000 Gift Each Year From Your Rich Uncle?
Question: I’m not really aware of how my dental benefits work, could I be wasting money at the end of the year? Answer: If you have dental “insurance”, think of it as your rich uncle giving you up to $1000 each year to spend towards your dental care. The truth is, dental benefits are […]