Sleep Apnea Treatment in Medford, OR
Did you know you can find relief from sleep apnea and its uncomfortable symptoms, right here at the same dental office that cares for your smile? Dr. Edward Warr in Medford, OR, offers sleep apnea treatment to prevent and treat the side effects related to sleep apnea disorder. Dr. Warr offers a less invasive approach with custom-made night guards as a non-surgical treatment that can promote better sleep and better quality of life.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder involving regular pauses in breathing during sleep. While you sleep, your muscles relax, and gravity closes your airway, causing it to collapse and prevent or disrupt breathing, sometimes repeatedly through the night.
Sleep apnea can lead to severe conditions, including hypertension, memory loss, mood change, weight gain, and extreme fatigue.
Patients who suffer from sleep apnea regularly complain of morning headaches, fatigue, and a lack of energy during the day. Sleep apnea is often a serious health condition. Symptoms of sleep apnea typically include:
- Heavy Snoring
- Periodic Loss of Breath While Sleeping
- Struggling To Breathe While Sleeping
- Constant Fatigue and Lack of Energy
- Weight Gain
- Dry Throat
- Irritability & Mood Swings
If you've been diagnosed with or suspect of this condition, sleep apnea can seriously threaten your health. Sleep apnea sufferers experience many adverse side effects, including an increased risk of hypertension, high blood pressure, and heart disease.
- Heart Disease
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Irregular Heartbeat
- Worsening ADHD
Sleep apnea is a manageable condition and our team is here to help. If Dr. Warr suspects that you may have sleep apnea, we will coordinate treatment with a sleep specialist to ensure you get the treatment you need! Sleep apnea can be treated with either a CPAP machine or oral appliances.
CPAP machines use pressurized air to open your airway when you stop breathing during sleep, as well as other benefits such as reducing snoring and improving overall circulation and oxygenation of blood. Oral appliances are also helpful for mild to moderate cases of sleep apnea because they are more comfortable, less invasive, and designed to keep the airway open by adjusting its position concerning the jaw during sleep.
Schedule Your Sleep Apnea Screening with Elite Dental Today!
Sleep apnea can have an impact on your health and quality of life. If you think you may be suffering from sleep apnea, it's time for the relief you deserve. Call Elite Dental today to schedule your sleep apnea screening!