ADHD from Sleep Apnea: What Parents Need to Know

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea0 Comments

adhd and sleep apnea

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

A Guide to Better Sleep During the Holidays

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, Blog, Sleep Deprivation

A Guide to Better Sleep this Holiday Season.

From shopping for gifts to preparing meals, your holiday schedule is full. Often, sleep is the first thing to go. Holiday fatigue and busyness impact everyone here and around Noblesville, Carmel, Indiana. The unique demands of the season create the perfect combination of factors that result in shorter nights. This time of year can be even worse for someone who may have—or already has—a sleep disorder. 7 ways to get better sleep Getting better sleep isn’t just a matter of going to bed earlier. Adapting your routines and choices in ways that impact your quality of sleep is the true way … Read More

Could TMJ Disorder Be the Cause of Your Sleep Problems?

Dr. Mike DeldarAbout Sleep Apnea, TMJ

TMJ disorder linked to sleep apnea and other disorders. Image of a man with jaw pain.

Pain, lack of sleep, exhaustion, inability to think straight, feeling like you can’t make it through the day– does this describe you? Unfortunately, it describes daily life for many of our patients who are dealing with a sleep disorder here in Noblesville and Carmel, Indiana. If you’ve been dealing with a lack of sleep, been diagnosed with sleep apnea or have been experiencing a lot of headaches, there may be an issue at hand that you haven’t yet considered: TMJ disorder. What is TMJ? What are the symptoms? And how can TMJ disorder affect your sleep and the function of your … Read More