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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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The effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices in reducing blood pressure.

The effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices in reducing blood pressure.

The effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices in reducing blood pressure. On this occasion, Dr. Pedro Mayoral makes a brief comment about the study of Sekizuka, H., Osada, N., and Akashi, YJ (2016) on the effectiveness of AMD in the treatment of snoring and OSAS, and their relationship with blood pressure.   A recently published article has demonstrated the effectiveness of mandibular advancement devices such as Orthoapnea in the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea and its effectiveness in reducing blood pressure….

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Experiences with anti snoring devices

Experiences with anti snoring devices

Experiences with Anti Snoring and Mandibular Advancement devices. Many of us snore and for most it is no problem. However for some snoring is a cause of poor sleep and possibly encourages/contributes to sleep apnea (breathing difficulty during sleep). It can also be a cause of tension within relationships. At Northway Dental Practice is offered one of the most effective treatments for snoring: the Mandibular Advancement Device (also called an anti-snoring appliance or snoring appliance). This works by positioning the lower jaw a…

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The prevalence of OSAS

The prevalence of OSAS

The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea. In today’s post we reflect the results of a study on the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) conducted by the University of Wisconsin, EEUU. In this study, 1,520 participants (96% of them non-hispanic whites) were enrolled, and a total of 4,563 sleep studies were performed for the diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) between 1988 and 2011, pictured in the following table: The table shows that 32.7 % of the population presented suffered…

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Discover now the new Orthoapnea website!

Discover now the new Orthoapnea website!

This week we have presented our new website, a place where patients, doctors and professionals of the field can check all the interesting factors about Sleep Apnea and Orthoapnea device. What you can find among the most important news is the new image of Orthoapnea. Our slogan “Sleep, Smile & Live” is addressed to all those patients who know perfectly the consequences of suffering from a disease like sleep apnea. Remember that Orthoapnea will not only help you to sleep….but…

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Do musical instruments prevent from OSA?

Do musical instruments prevent from OSA?

The latest study reveals that the risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea can be lowered when playing the wind musical instruments. Let’s take it from the beginning. Obstructive Sleep apnea starts when a person is not able to breathe during the sleep because of the collapse of upper airways permeability. A person feels discomfort when sleeping and is basically not able to breathe properly through the oral cavity. The muscles in the throat are brought so tight together that a patient…

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New Orthoapnea Office in the United Kingdom

New Orthoapnea Office in the United Kingdom

We’ve just open our new representation office in the United Kingdom! This is our address in Oxford: 2 SANT JAMES COURT, STONESFIELD CODE POST OX298QW OXFORDSHIRE   Here you can see Orthoapnea’s director, Jesús García, at our new facilities.

D. Juan Díaz Ugalde, new International Director of Orthoapnea

D. Juan Díaz Ugalde, new International Director of Orthoapnea

Orthoapnea presents its new international Director, D. Juan Díaz Ugalde, professional experienced in international trade. He will take command of the international division of Orthoapnea. D. Juan Díaz Ugalde will mark the distribution strategy of Orthoapnea in the international market with the aim of consolidating its presence in its existing markets and expand its area of action on other emerging markets. Recently, at the head of his new position, he will be in the IDS fair in Germany with a…

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The University Hospital ‘Virgen de la Victoria’ of Málaga collaborates in Orthoapnea Study

The University Hospital ‘Virgen de la Victoria’ of Málaga collaborates in Orthoapnea Study

Dr. Mercedes Martín Romero, responsible of the sleep unit of the University Hospital Virgen de la ‘Victoria of Malaga’, presents the results of the first clinical study Orthoapnea According to the results, Orthoapnea mandibular advancement device is the best alternative for the treatment of snoring and sleep panea, with notable advantages over the traditional CPAP.   Dr. Mercedes Martín Romero, responsible for the unit of respiratory disorders of sleep in the University Hospital ‘Virgen de la Victoria’ of Málaga (Spain),…

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