Stop breathing at night!
Stop breathing altogether!
Sleep apnea is a familiar and common disorder where your breathing pauses or you have shallow breaths while you sleep. These pauses can last from a few seconds to a couple minutes. They often occur 5 to 30 times or more an hour and then your normal breathing starts again, sometimes with a loud snort or choking sound. Sleep apnea is usually a ongoing condition that disrupting your sleep. When you suffer with sleep apnea, often times you move out of deep sleep and go into a light sleep. When this happens, in results in poor sleep, leaving your lethargic and tired during the day. But left untreated, and it could lead to a lot worse…
Why sleep apnea can kill you…
Sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed because a lot of Algonquin doctors usually don’t detect the condition during a standard office visits. Because it only occurs during sleep, most people who have sleep apnea don’t know they have it. In fact, the first one to notice the signs of sleep apnea are usually a family member or a bed partner. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of sleep apnea and this most often means the airway has collapsed or is restricted during sleep. This blockage can cause shallow breathing or breathing pauses.
Strained breathing and the subsequent damage to your heart from reduced airflow, puts undue stress and strain on the muscle. Impaired sleep alone can harm your heart in addition to leading to various ailments.Cardiovascular disease, strokes, heart attacks and in severe cases, death, have all been linked to sleep debt. Chronic sleep loss hinders your body’s ability to perform even basic metabolic functions, including regulating your hormones.
A lot of the times, your restricted airways and reduced breathing is directly connected to the positioning of your jaw and it can be alleviated with orthotics and specialty sleep-trained dentists. Sleep-dentists like Dr. Stirneman. Give the All Smiles Dental office a call today and find out if you can get back to sleeping through the night, tonight!
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