Snoring and Sleep Apnea

While snoring is harmless and common, habitual snorers may be at risk with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a chronic condition. According to the America Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), there are 25 million adults in the U.S. have OSA.

Untreated sleep apnea could potentially raise your risk to various health issues including:

  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic acid reflux
  • Erectile dysfunction

The doctor must determine that you have OSA by provide a complete sleep evaluation which may include:

  • Overnight sleep study at a center
  • A home sleep apnea test
  • Lifestyle changes, such as losing weight
  • Medicine
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy
  • Oral appliance therapy and or
  • Surgery

Contact Dr. Moshe today at ( 818 ) 986-0898 for your OSA evaluation.

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