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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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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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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 OrthoApnea Scientific Committee team

The OrthoApnea Scientific Committee team

Meet the team that forms the OrthoApnea Scientific Committee. The OrthoApnea Scientific Committee is defined by a group of multidisciplinary specialists in Oral Sleep Medicine whose objective is to strengthen the excellence of the OrthoApnea device as treatment for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Here we introduce you to the members of our team of specialists: Dr. Javier Vila, a otolaryngologist at the Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona and dentist, is Director of the Scientific Committee and reinforces the presence…

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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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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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