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Is It Time for a Change? Atlanta, GA

Wayne G. Suway, DDS, MAGD, D.ABDSM

Is It Time for a Change?

A concerned womangetting ready to sleep looking at her CPAP mask.

Your CPAP apparatus is meant to help you have a restful and productive night’s sleep. When your mask feels uncomfortable, leaks or irritates your skin, your sleep may be interrupted, and this can cancel the good that CPAP therapy is supposed to be doing for you. Perhaps it is time to look at your mask… Continue reading

Allergies, Sleep and Sleep Apnea

A young woman using a nose spray to relief allergy.

Get ready for ragweed season! Coughing, sneezing, itching, clogged ears, sore throat, fatigue, headache and of course congestion can flare up during late summer and into fall. Anyone with allergies can attest to the discomfort of allergy symptoms, especially when it involves struggling to breathe comfortably through the nose. Nasal congestion is an annoying condition… Continue reading

Robust Approach to Sleep Apnea Treatment in Atlanta

.A fatigued mouth breathing man in a bed after waking up.

There are a range of challenges surrounding the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A narrow approach to offering relief from symptoms may not work. In fact, in some instances patients may suffer complications as the result of inappropriate treatments. When considering the symptoms of sleep apnea, it is important to take a whole patient… Continue reading

Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea Setting You Up for an Accident?

Snoring man sleeping with open mouth.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common condition caused by a blockage in the airway during sleep. Many people are not aware they have the condition. Others only know when a partner or friend informs them they snore, gasp for air when sleeping or grind their teeth at night. If you have any of these… Continue reading

Sleep Apnea and Allergies Make for an Uncomfortable Combo

Man With Allergies

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you probably already know that allergies can add even more problems with breathing properly while you sleep. Getting oxygen gets difficult when your nose and throat are both obstructed. Sleep Apnea Basics Sleep apnea means you have a breathing problem while you are asleep. When we fall asleep, our… Continue reading

The Hidden Dangers of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

snoring partner

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an unpleasant condition that restricts or obstructs a person’s breathing due to their throat muscles becoming relaxed and blocking their airway. OSA occurs continually for intervals of 10 to 30 seconds during sleep. Shockingly, this issue can happen 400 times per night! Symptoms include loud snoring and choking noises that… Continue reading

Addressing Sleep Apnea Could Solve Your Teeth Grinding Problem 

Tooth Pain From Bruxism

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is an oral health problem, but it might be caused by obstructive sleep apnea – which is why it is also considered a sleep-related movement disorder. If you have sleep-related bruxism, you uncontrollably and involuntarily move your jaws when you sleep. This repetitive jaw-muscle activity results in teeth grinding or clenching… Continue reading

Do You Suffer from Nightmares and Disturbed Dreams?

sleeping man

The occasional nightmare or bad dream is completely normal, if, for example, you have watched a scary movie or read a horror novel before bed. However, when you find your sleep consistently disrupted by disturbing, frightening or repetitive dreams, this may indicate an underlying problem. When you sleep, you naturally cycle through five sleep stages.… Continue reading

Sleep Apnea and the Effect on Personal Relationships

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is characterized by repeated interrupted breathing during sleep, with periods of being unable to breathe entirely. You may be aware of suddenly jerking awake if unable to catch your breath, but it is likely that your partner or loved one has commented on loud and continuous snoring. Being unable to get a full… Continue reading

Is Sleep Apnea Affecting Your Relationship?

snoring partner

It is commonly said that many problems in relationships begin in bed. You may think this refers to other activities that take place between the sheets, but in fact, disrupted sleep can lead to a dysfunctional relationship. If you suffer from sleep apnea, you may experience several symptoms that will leave you tired, irritable and… Continue reading

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Wayne G. Suway, DDS, MAGD, D.ABDSM
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