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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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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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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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