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How Dangerous is Sleep Apnea? Atlanta, GA

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

How Dangerous is Sleep Apnea?

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Casual conversations about snoring and the intermittent moments of non-breathing are often amusing and sometimes embarrassing for the person who snores. Although the stories may be funny, the truth is, sleep apnea can be a serious sleep disorder. Those suffering from this dangerous condition and their partners may smile at the anecdotes, but the reality… Continue reading

3 Reasons to Get Your Sleep Apnea Treated

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People often make fun of or tease others who snore. While the problem can be amusing, it also causes problems that can lead to serious health concerns. Sleep apnea is not a laughing matter. Not only does it affect your sleep and your health, it also affects your partner’s sleep health. Two Types of Sleep… Continue reading

Women and Sleep Apnea

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The sleep apnea stereotype is that of an older, heavyset male whose snoring rattles windows and sends his wife into the guest room to try to get some sleep. Although this picture fits for many sleep apnea patients, it is by no means the only representation. Women also suffer from sleep apnea and they, like… Continue reading

Sleep Apnea and Weight Problems

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Sleep apnea can complicate a variety of serious health problems including high blood pressure, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Weight gain is another problem that is associated with this sleep disorder. Most people are aware of the connection between obesity and sleep apnea, in that being overweight can make the disorder worse. What you… Continue reading

How Sleep Apnea Can Damage Brain Function

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Obstructive sleep apnea can cause dangerous complications to one’s health. This disorder has been linked to type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Research suggests it may change the shape of your brain. Here are four ways that sleep apnea can damage brain function and what you can do about it. Memory Loss… Continue reading

Why Am I Tired After Eight Hours Sleep?

snoring partner

There are countless sleep disorders that may go undetected and leave you tired after what seems like a full night’s sleep. Restless limbs, loud snoring, teeth grinding and, of course, the ever elusive sleep apnea. There are signs you can look for that can lead to the identification of all of these conditions. Failing that,… Continue reading

Three Common Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is not always diagnosed until later in life, if the condition is identified at all. This is due to the sleeper being unable to identify symptoms without the presence of a witness, such as a partner or spouse. Alternatively, sleep apnea may become an official diagnosis as the result of a sleep study… Continue reading

Is a Sleep Disorder Affecting Your Personal Relationships?

sleeping man

When thinking about sleep disorders such as snoring, teeth grinding and sleep apnea, it is easy to consider the life of sufferer as the one most impacted. However, what is often lost in the conversation is how other people are affected by the symptoms of these disorders. It is important to understand how sleep disorder… Continue reading

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