Sleep Apnea, Snoring, & Inadequate Sleep

Does your family tease you because you snore?  Their teasing could actually be beneficial to your health! 

Snoring can be contributing to your and your family‚Äôs fatigue and lack of sleep. If this loud snoring is accompanied with silent moments (not breathing) this could be a sign of a very severe problem called sleep apnea.  The symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea include loud snoring and/or an abnormal pattern of snoring with pauses and gasps. Other symptoms include excessive daytime sleepiness, memory changes, depression , and irritability. In some patients, sleep apnea can contribute to high blood pressure, heart failure, stroke, heart attack, and even death.   

If you been have diagnosed or you suspect that you might have sleep apnea, you may find that a simple device may correct most or all of the above problems. Learn more about oral appliances and ways to correct snoring at

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