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Article of “Dental Practice Australia” Magazine

Article of “Dental Practice Australia” Magazine

Our australian partners “The Dental Solutions” just have published a new article of the prestigious specialist orthodontist Derek Mahoney about the itraoral appliance therapy for the treatment of chronic snoring and OSA.   Click here to download the complete article: http://www.orthoapnea.com/download/dental_practice_aus.pdf

Kids’ Snoring Linked to Hyperactivity

Kids’ Snoring Linked to Hyperactivity

Young children with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) are more likely to develop behavioral problems including hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional and friendship difficulties, according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The study, the largest and most comprehensive of its kind, evaluated and followed more than 11,000 children for over six years. “This is the strongest evidence to date that snoring, mouth breathing, and apnea (abnormally long pauses in breathing during sleep) can have serious behavioral…

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Coadjuvants factors for snoring

Coadjuvants factors for snoring

  Snoring is common in adults and usually is indicative of an increase in the resistance of the upper airway and may be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea. Snoring may also be associated with morphological conditions that narrow the upper airway, such as obesity, nasal congestion, craniofacial abnormalities, hypothyroidism, acromegaly, and adenotonsillar hypertrophy.  The pathogenic mechanisms of snoring are complex. It is a respiratory noise acoustically, is due to the vibration of the wall of the…

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Sleep and Quality of Life

Sleep and Quality of Life

Repairing Sleep is synonymous of quality of life, improves health and depletion of the accidents. Disorders arising from the lack of quality or quantity of sleep now represent a global epidemiological problem. In one of the corners of this problem, sleep breathing disorders are a recognized public health problem. Aware of the high prevalence of SBD, mainly from OSA in today’s society, the last twenty years have been marked by an effort and priority concern of the medical community, which…

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Treating Women’s Sleep Apnea May Lower Heart Death Risk

Treating Women’s Sleep Apnea May Lower Heart Death Risk

People who have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) stop breathing many times during the night. It is much more common in men than in women. The struggle to start breathing again causes sufferers to snore loudly, snort, or gasp. That often keeps their bed partners from getting rest. But there’s a greater danger to sleep apnea. It’s a major stress for the heart. Studies in men have shown that OSA greatly increases the risk of events like heart attacks and strokes….

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Sleep Apnea: Hidden Illness For Women Can Lead to Real Dangers

Sleep Apnea: Hidden Illness For Women Can Lead to Real Dangers

ABC News’ Claire Shipman, Catherine Cole and Matthew Rosenbaum report: Cathy Rossi, 57, had never had never had trouble sleeping, but when she started experiencing mental blank outs on her morning drive to work she knew something was wrong. “I was on my way to work and I was on one interstate and next thing I knew I was on another road and I had no idea where I was,” she said. After a barrage of medical tests Rossi was…

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THE FIRST YEAR: How To Silence Your Snoring Husband

THE FIRST YEAR: How To Silence Your Snoring Husband

Now that you’ve unpacked those honeymoon bags, climbing into your brand new marital bed can reveal some discomfiting truths about your partner’s sleeping habits: Ahem, that chainsaw next to you? Even if you lived together before tying the knot and knew he wasn’t exactly a silent sleeper, the permanency of marriage may be making the prospect of tackling his snoring seem insurmountable. If Breathe Right strips or nasal sprays (or, you know, sharp jabs to the ribs) aren’t doing the…

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Is Your Husband’s Snoring Increasing His Chance Of A Car Wreck?

Is Your Husband’s Snoring Increasing His Chance Of A Car Wreck?

That snoring from your spouse may not just be annoying: Sleep apnea, a nighttime breathing disorder often indicated by snoring, is a growing epidemic that has proven to increase fatal accidents two-fold. Recent AAA Foundation research on drowsy driving found that two out of every five drivers admit to having fallen asleep at the wheel at some point, with one in 10 claiming to have done so in the past year. And undiagnosed sleep apnea is one of the biggest…

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The dentist and Sleep medicine

The dentist and Sleep medicine

In recent years, specially educated dentists have taken on a greater role in the recognition and management of obstructive sleep apnea, a disease in which the patient stops breathing many times throughout the night. Snoring Isn’t Sexy is pleased to announce that its members, all of whom have had special training in sleep medicine, are now available to journalists investigating treatment possibilities of sleep apnea that affects 20,000,000 – 40,000,000 people in the United States. While snoring is the most…

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The secret of snoring

The secret of snoring

Are you disrupting your partner’s sleep with your loud and regular snoring? Do you choke while you sleep or do you fall asleep on your office table even if you had a sound sleep the previous night? If yes, then its time to consult a pulmonologist as it indicates that you could be a patients of sleep apnea and may need immediate medical attention. Sleep apnea, are breathing obstruction that cause the sleeper to wake up multiple times to breath…

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