Posts Tagged ‘ Dentist ’

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 […]

Through the Eyes of a Child

Question: What do sleep disorders, craniofacial pain, child growth and development, chronic inflammation, academic and work performance, snoring, high blood pressure, Type II diabetes, and cardiovascular disease all have in common? Answer: An AIRWAY Problem! What if we could address a potential problem early in life rather than spend years and resources treating a much […]

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, […]

Living in a fog – When you’re living in a fog, it’s are to feel thankful

Most people can differentiate between sunny, rainy or foggy days. However for almost 15% of adult Americans who live with untreated sleep apnea, the days can start to blend into one and another and all seem foggy. Each day is a struggle — with energy, focus, stamina, health, memory, relationships, work, nutrition, fitness, and so […]

Linking Sleep Apnea to Sexual Dysfunction…

There’s been a lot of hype recently over the release of a new medical study, linking sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction and/or decreased sexual performance. In this study conducted at the Walter Reed Military National Medical Center in Bethesda, ninety-two men with an average age of 46 were observed. All of the members of the […]

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 […]

Predictable implant placement with a diagnostic/surgical template and advanced radiographic imaging

Predictable implant placement with a diagnostic/surgical template and advanced radiographic imaging.

Patient Testimonial…..

To: [email protected] Subject: testimony – sorry it’s so long, but there are so many good things to say about Dr. Abdo!   Getting fitted for dentures can be a painful experience, physically and financially. I’ve worn dentures for over 40 years, with many replacements throughout those years. I refused to keep them in a jar at night, […]