How Alcohol Worsens Snoring and Sleep Apnea

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Do people complain about your snoring?  Do you often feel like you aren’t getting the best sleep possible?  You may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which can cause breathing issues. If you like to drink, alcohol can actually worsen snoring and make it even harder to get a good night’s sleep.  What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea interrupts your breathing cycle while you sleep. It can cause you to snore or even stop breathing for a few seconds.  These interruptions can happen so fast that you don’t even wake up. However, the next day you wake up feeling like you … Read More

Common Sleep Apnea Misconceptions That Hold Back Treatment

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Millions of people are not aware that they have a sleep disorder or need sleep apnea treatment. Typically, it is observed by a spouse, housemate, or partner. Some sufferers refuse to get sleep apnea treatment because of the stigma attached and common misconceptions. Common Sleep Apnea Misconceptions Explained Not everything you hear about diseases, you should believe. The same applies to sleep disorders. A sleep apnea dental clinic like ours hears a lot of myths perpetuated about the condition. Here are several of the most common sleep apnea misconceptions. Sleep Apnea Appears Only in Adults According to the American Academy … Read More

The Fibromyalgia-Sleep Apnea Link and How a Sleep Apnea Doctor Can Help

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Fibromyalgia is a painful, debilitating, frustrating condition. And, there’s evidence that there’s a link between it and other serious conditions, like obstructive sleep apnea. Thankfully, your sleep apnea doctor and dentist can help you find some relief. Just imagine how wonderful it will be to experience a respite from pain and fatigue, in addition to reducing your risk of sleep apnea complications. Read on to find out more about the link between fibromyalgia and sleep apnea, and to find out how a sleep apnea dentist can help. The Fibromyalgia Breakdown – Symptoms to Watch For Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition … Read More

ADHD from Sleep Apnea: What Parents Need to Know

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Is it just me or are more and more children being treated for ADHD? Unfortunately, what many in the medical community haven’t been aware of until recently is that there is a link between sleeping disorders and behavioral disorders. Recent studies have shown that there is a strong link between sleep apnea and many behavior problems in children. This means that your child might not be suffering from actual ADHD. Instead, they may be suffering from the symptoms of ADHD from sleep apnea. What else do the studies show? And how can we help our children? ADHD from Sleep Apnea … Read More

5 Reasons Patients Stay Away from CPAP (& Some Popular CPAP Alternatives)

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, CPAP Alternatives

CPAP alternatives from Noblesville and Indianapolis dentist, Dr. Mike Deldar.

Obstructive sleep apnea is one of the most common and disruptive sleep disorders out there. Characterized by causing breathing to stop and start during sleep, obstructive sleep apnea happens when the muscles of the throat relax and clog the airway during sleep. When left untreated, obstructive sleep apnea can cause persistent fatigue, cardiovascular problems, and poor mood and outlook. Fortunately, there are treatment options. The unfortunate part is that one of the most common, the CPAP machine, offers some distinct drawbacks. Luckily, CPAP alternatives are available at our office in Noblesville. Patients may explore these alternative treatments to make the right … Read More