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Is Your Acid Reflux Due to Sleep Apnea? Atlanta, GA

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

Is Your Acid Reflux Due to Sleep Apnea?

Woman suffering from acid reflux drinking water after waking up in the morning.

Your restless nights may be due to acid reflux, one of the leading causes of obstructive sleep apnea. Acid reflux sufferers who feel no discomfort during the day may be perplexed by the fact that their symptoms typically worsen while sleeping. Being on your feet and moving about all day will help keep your stomach… Continue reading

What Can Happen If Sleep Apnea is Left Untreated?

sleeping man

If you think you or someone you care about has sleep apnea, you should visit a doctor as soon as possible. The earlier you seek treatment, the better, as the condition can cause significant complications that, in some cases, can be fatal if left unattended. What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a severe condition… Continue reading

CPAP or Mouthguard? Which is Better for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleepless woman suffering sleep apnea lying awake in bed the middle of night.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious condition that can interfere with your health and well-being, as well as your quality of life. Treatment for this condition usually involves using a continuous positive airway pressure machine, or CPAP as it is commonly called. This is the preferred method of treatment; however, sometimes mild to moderate… Continue reading

Night Guards and Sleep Apnea

A man at a dentist appointment trying on custom night guards.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition that can leave you feeling fatigued during the day. It can also cause cognitive impairment in the form of forgetfulness, irritability or trouble concentrating. It occurs when your airway is obstructed during sleep. The muscles in the back of your throat relax to the point that normal breathing… Continue reading

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

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