Have you been told that you snore? Do you awaken groggy and remain foggy-headed throughout the day? Snoring is an annoying sound that prevents those around you from getting the rest they need. It may also be a sign of a serious condition called sleep apnea, which disrupts the sleep of the sufferer and increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke.
Did you know that snoring can signal a serious condition called sleep apnea? Snoring by itself is hard enough to deal with. Any bed partner of a snorer can tell you that it’s difficult to sleep while lying next to someone who is making so much noise! But for many people with sleep apnea, snoring may be the only sign of an underlying problem. At my Plano cosmetic dentistry practice, I treat sleep apnea and snoring sufferers with custom snoreguards, or oral appliances. [Read more...]