The American Sleep Apnea Association says that loud persistent snoring, followed by cessation of breathing lasting over 10 seconds, is abnormal. Dr. Eric Buck and Dr. Hannah Burton, dentists at Distinctive Smiles of Ohio, agree. They screen patients for Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnea, partnering with sleep physicians in treatment of this serious health problem. (more…)
July 9, 2016
March 10, 2016
is a fairly common condition that causes people to stop breathing for short periods of time throughout the night. While the condition is quite common, many are unaware they even have the condition. When left untreated, serious and potentially deadly complications can develop. Most often, the person with the condition isn’t the one who notices they have the apnea symptoms. It’s usually a spouse or family member. As a result, it’s important to learn the signs of sleep apnea to not only recognize the symptoms for yourself but for those you love as well.
March 5, 2016
Sleep apnea takes a huge toll on your body and your quality of life when left untreated. The interruptions in breathing impact your quality of sleep. In the beginning, you may only experience light fatigue throughout the day, poor ability to concentrate, and even irritability, but overtime, the lack of sleep can lead to sleep deprivation. When your body becomes deprived of sleep, the sleepiness you feel throughout the day can intensify and also start to cause additional symptoms with your body’s ability to function. This not only drastically decreases your quality of life, but you can even put yourself and others in danger.
January 12, 2016
While you may not think much about it, you’ve probably heard of sleep apnea. But did you know it’s a really serious condition that affects approximately 22 million Americans? Sufferers of sleep apnea have their breathing interrupted during sleep — as many as 200 times per night, for periods of 10 seconds each time. There are two types of the condition: central and obstructive, the most common. Keep reading to learn a little more about the differences between the two, and how you can seek sleep apnea treatment here in Dublin, OH.