Can Sleep Apnea Cause Bedwetting? Insights and Solutions

May 13, 2024

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a man waking up troubled in bed

Most people understand that wetting the bed as children is all part of growing up. However, if you’re experiencing this issue as an adult, it might be due to a medical complication that needs to be addressed. For those who have problems with frequent interruptions during rest, it could be that they have sleep apnea, which is a contributing factor to nighttime urination. Read on to learn how this disorder relates to bedwetting and how you can treat the issue.  

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Does Sleep Apnea Contribute to Depression?

April 11, 2024

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Woman with depression

Sleep apnea can be a difficult thing to deal with. This sleep disorder causes the sufferer to stop breathing repetitively throughout the night. It can result in insomnia, fatigue, and headaches. This can affect day-to-day life and has been associated with depression. Continue reading to learn more about the links between sleep apnea and depression as well as some of the symptoms you should be on the lookout for.

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Can Essential Oils Help to Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms?

March 7, 2024

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Lavender oil

Sleep apnea is a condition that causes someone to repetitively stop breathing throughout the night during sleep. This can lead to a variety of negative consequences, including daytime sleepiness, headaches, difficulty concentrating, loud snoring, and even cardiac issues! There are a variety of treatment options available for those suffering from sleep apnea, and some wonder if essential oils can help reduce symptoms. Continue reading to learn more about their effects.

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Is TMJ Disorder to Blame for the Ringing in Your Ears?

January 26, 2024

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Concerned man with jaw pain and ringing in ears

Having tinnitus means that there’s a ringing sound in your ears that only you can hear. This condition can have a number of possible causes, including hearing loss or an ear infection. However, many people don’t realize that in certain cases, tinnitus can actually be a side effect of a TMJ disorder. Here’s a look at how these two seemingly different problems may be linked more closely than you think.

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Can Type 2 Diabetes Affect Sleep Apnea?

December 28, 2023

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Man checking blood sugar levelType 2 diabetes and sleep apnea go hand in hand. Although anyone can develop sleep apnea, obesity is a common contributor. You also have an increased risk of diabetes if you’re overweight. New research has found that diabetes can affect sleep apnea. Fatigue isn’t the only concern of the sleep disorder. It can have potentially life-threatening complications. Here’s what you need to know to sleep peacefully and protect your overall wellness.

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How Can the Temperature of Your Room Affect Your Sleep Apnea?

November 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drfedosky @ 2:33 pm
Bearded man with sleep apnea sleeping in bed

If you have sleep apnea, it’s important to take whatever steps you can to keep the disorder under control so that you can enjoy a good night’s slumber again. In addition to talking to your sleep dentist to see what treatments are available, you should also take the time to think about changes you can make at home to improve the quality of your rest – which can potentially mean making sure the temperature in your bedroom is just right. Here’s a quick look at the impact temperature can have on sleep apnea.

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What Factors Can Make Sleep Apnea Worse?

October 20, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drfedosky @ 2:36 pm
Woman with sleep apnea snoring in bed

Have you been diagnosed with sleep apnea? If so, it’s important to take whatever steps you can to get the issue under control before it can lead to life-threatening problems. One thing you definitely need to do is identify any variables that could make your sleep disorder even more severe. Your sleep dentist is here to help by explaining 5 factors that can potentially worsen your sleep apnea.

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Chronic Migraines? It Might Be Time to Check For TMD

September 15, 2023

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A woman holding her jaw as she suffers from a TMD-induced migraine

Migraines can be a truly debilitating experience, especially if you have them over and over throughout the month. If you suffer from chronic migraines, you’ve probably scoured the internet to find relief. But have you ever considered that your headaches might be linked to a condition called Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)?

Continue reading to explore this potential connection and how addressing TMD might help alleviate your migraines.

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Could Sleep Apnea Treatment Help You Live Longer?

August 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drfedosky @ 4:32 pm
Happy senior couple riding bicycles

Many people dismiss obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as nothing more than an annoyance because it causes snoring and tiredness. However, that thinking is woefully inaccurate. Not only can this condition have devastating consequences for your daily quality of life, but it could also lead to an early death! How might it do that, and how could sleep apnea treatment help you live longer? Read this blog post to discover some important information.

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Stay Clean and Breathe Easy: Tips for Oral Appliance Maintenance

July 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — drfedosky @ 1:50 pm
A woman sitting up in bed showing off her oral appliance

According to the American Medical Association and Johns Hopkins Medicine, sleep apnea affects about 30 million people in the United States, but only 6 million are diagnosed with the condition that could lead to life-threatening consequences.

While many people choose to use a CPAP machine to help them sleep through the night, your sleep dentist can offer alternatives known as oral appliances.

These mouthguard-like devices push the bottom jaw slightly forward, allowing for better airflow while you’re asleep. They can be invaluable for treatment of the disorder. Read on to learn how to take care of your oral appliance so it can better serve your needs.

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