Medical Therapies Depending on the nature of your Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB), treatment may include a medicine designed to enhance your upper airway muscular activity during sleep. Recent evidence supports the use of a range of medications that affect the neurochemical control of upper airway muscle tone during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and non-REM...
Provent Therapy uses a proprietary MicroValve design that creates pressure when you exhale to keep your airway open. The devices attach over the nostrils with a hypoallergenic adhesive. It’s small and disposable, making it discreet and very convenient. “Provent Therapy uses a proprietary MicroValve design that creates pressure when you exhale to keep your airway...
Oral appliances are devices worn in the mouth, similar to sports mouth guards or orthodontic retainers. Often referred to as Mandibular Repositioning Devices (MRD), the appliances are molded to your dentition and crafted to hold your lower jaw slightly forward so that the muscles (tongue and soft palate) are supported and maintain muscle tone. “OAT...
Should I talk to my doctor about getting a sleep study done.
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder characterized by repeated interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle.
“Goodnight, sleep tight—don’t let the bedbugs bite.” Besides that being kind of gross to think of bugs in your bed! EEK!
Sleep Apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition that usually occurs when a constriction in the upper respiratory tract blocks the passage of air during sleep. People with sleep apnea may stop breathing for up to a minute at a time, as frequently as several hundred times during the night.
“Insomnia is the most common sleep-related complaint and can be caused by a number of factors including stress, depression, stimulants, alcohol, sedentary lifestyle, change in sleep environment or schedule.”
The most common way to treat narcolepsy is to use medication. Narcolepsy is a complex condition and requires precise diagnosis and adjustments to medication dosages to adequately control the symptoms.
In the past years, medications have received FDA approval specifically to treat narcolepsy symptoms, and are considered, by leading narcolepsy experts, to be the first-line treatments for the symptoms of narcolepsy.