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Sleep Breathing Disorders

Sleep breathing disorders are serious and can be life threatening if not diagnosed and treated appropriately. 

Signs of Obstructive Sleep ApneaSigns & Symptoms: 
  • Snoring
  • Waking with a sore or dry throat
  • Choking or gasping during sleep
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Lack of energy during the day
  • Morning headaches
  • Restless sleep
  • Forgetfulness
  • Mood Changes or irritability
  • Decreased sex drive
  • Waking to use the bathroom

What may increase your risk of breathing disorders: 
  • Increased weight
  • Increased age
  • Family history of sleep disorders
  • Alcohol, sedatives or tranquilizer use
  • Smoking
  • Nasal Congestion

What happens if you do not treat your sleep breathing disorder: 
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Type II Diabetes
  • Liver Problems
  • Weight gain or a hard time losing weight

Sleep & Airway Services: 
  • Airway & Sleep Screenings
  • Rhinometer & Pharyngometer Testing
  • Home Sleep Tests
  • Oral Appliance Therapy

Call Brian S. Nylaan, D.D.S. today at (616) 361-7317 if you experience sleep apnea symptoms.

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