2018 Goals: Sleep better

2018 Goals: Sleep better

2018 Goals: Sleep better The beginning of a new year is present, and we have the opportunity to carry out healthier routines. To establish new habits can have a direct impact on your lifestyle and you can improve your quality of life from the moment you put them into practice. Health is a sum of elements. Balanced nutrition, physical exercise, stress management and avoiding negative habits are essential to well-being.   Experiencing drowsiness throughout the day is a sign that…

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3Shape and OrthoApnea join forces to help you sleep better

3Shape and OrthoApnea join forces to help you sleep better

Copenhagen, November 1, 2017 – New integration between OrthoApnea and 3Shape orthodontics enables dental professionals to send intraoral scans from their 3Shape TRIOS direct to OrthoApnea for the ordering and design of its new personalized sleep device for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (the “NOA”), just launched at the World Sleep Congress in Prague. According to OrthoApnea, 3Shape TRIOS digital-impression-accuracy helps the sleep device maker to tailor each NOA device to the individual patient. OrthoApnea has reinvented the oral device concept…

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Effects of lack of sleep on the body

Effects of lack of sleep on the body

You already know the effects of spending a restless night and how you will feel the next day  –tired, moody and without energy. But losing the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep has consequences beyond this. In the long run, the after-effects of lack of rest become latent as it drains your mental abilities and puts health at risk. Science has linked lack of sleep with all kinds of health problems, from weight gain to having a weak immune system. Today…

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OrthoApnea presents two scientific studies at the 26th AADSM Annual Meeting in Boston

OrthoApnea presents two scientific studies at the 26th AADSM Annual Meeting in Boston

Recently, OrthoApnea had the opportunity to participate in the 26th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), held in Boston from 2dn till 4th June At this occasion we witnessed educational programmes and conferences aimed at researchers, physicians, dentists and specialists who have been characterized by taking a deep insight in the use and use of mandibular advancement devices (MAD) in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSAS), as described in its final program that can…

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Sleep disorders and job market

Sleep disorders and job market

Sleep disorders affect 45% of the world’s population The impact on the job market Sleep disorders often appear as a group of symptoms that belong to a serious illness, although in many cases the people who suffer it do not receive an adequate diagnosis or treatment. Living with a constant lack of sleep not only affects our quality of life but over time implies a decrease in productivity that ultimately translates significant economic losses on the labor market. A study conducted by…

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Phenotypes in the design and effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices

Phenotypes in the design and effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices

In a recent study by the OrthoApnea research team, it is demonstrated that MAD is an effective and comfortable alternative for patients with sleep-disordered breathing. Specifically, this time the study is oriented to the analysis of phenotypes in the design and effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices. In the study it is deduced that the phenotypes serve as a scale for detecting cases of success and failure and therefore, it functions as a forecasting tool focused on the final objective; to…

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Rest is happiness

Rest is happiness

Rest is happiness Routines, schedule changes, responsibilities, finances, work occupy an important space in our daily activity. When time is running out and agendas fill up, we try to make time by removing  time for ourselves or for rest. However, it should not be this way: Better rest means less stress Studies show a connection between stress and lack of sleep, with 40 percent of adults who say they sleep less than 8 hours and feel overwhelmed. Feeling stressed is…

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Headache and OSAS

Headache and OSAS

Headache related to snoring and sleep apnea. This time we bring you a comment provided by Dr. Pedro Mayoral on the appearance of headaches, his treatment with DAM OrthoApnea, and its link with SAHS and snoring. A retrospective study showed that 24% of patients with sleep apnea had frequent morning headache, which was not different from the other groups. 30% of patients with chronic headache and other symptoms of sleep apnea have significant improvement in headache after treatment of sleep apnea….

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Habits to manage stress and improve rest

Habits to manage stress and improve rest

Habits to manage stress and improve rest. Stress is the body’s response to the events of the day. It changes our behavior and affects us physically and emotionally. An adequate proportion of stress can be a positive strength that keeps us alert and energized. However, having too much stress can cause tension and anxiety, and consequently, troubles with the rest. What are the signs of stress? The common signs of stress are lack of attention and concentration, depression, difficulty during…

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Nocturia and Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Nocturia and Sleep-Disordered Breathing

The link between Nocturia and Sleep-Disordered Breathing. In an article recently published by the research team of OrthoApnea, the prevalence of awakenings and nocturia associated with sleep apnea has been presented, and how the treatment with the mandibular advancement device (MAD) reduces the awakenings at night as well as nocturia. 1. Definition: The organism can tolerate without problem during the 6-8 hours that our sleep lasts WITHOUT having to wake up or go to the bathroom to urinate. Nocturia is…

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