From the LA Times: Snoring husbands can irritate spouses. Really.

Ever think you were crazy from lack of sleep? Especially irritable after losing those z’s? On the brink of insanity from insomnia? Well you’re not alone. The LA Times shares some information about  a recent sleep study that shows that women are more adversely affected by their husbands’ snoring than the snorers themselves. You thought […]

Could A CPAP Breathing Machine Aid Your Sleep Apnea?

A CPAP breathing machine can be described as specialized piece of equipment that's employed by sleep apnea affected individuals to take care of their sleep apnea signs or symptoms. Keep reading and discover how they may aid you.

Can’t sleep and putting on weight?

Have you found that you are putting on more weight recently? Does it tie in with a recent inability to sleep? If you are tired all the time and having sleep problems then there is a wealth of evidence that your sleep could be leading to weight gain. I want you to understand why poor sleep and weight gain go hand in hand. Once you understand how you can reverse the decline and get back that figure you always had.

The Amazing Results of Oral Appliance Therapy!

Beth K. discusses the success of her husbands oral appliance with our office team. Beth’s husband came to Dr. Lydia Sosenko, founder of Dental Sleep and TMD Center of Illinois, to treat his sleep apnea.

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Insomnia – How Does it Relate to Snoring or Sleep Apnea?

Insomnia is the inability to maintain or initiate sleep and can be attributed to not enough sleep or sleep that is of poor quality with constant interruptions – for instance someone who snores or has sleep apnea. Up to 50% of the population suffers from insomnia at some time or another, however about 10% are plagued with this malady most of the time making it a chronic problem for them.

Should You Have Your Tonsils Removed to Correct Sleep Apnea?

A tonsillectomy is a surgery to remove the tonsils. This surgery is often performed if your tonsils are enlarged and are blocking the airways during sleep. It is more often used to treat obstructive sleep apnea in children but it is almost never performed on adults especially if it is just to treat snoring.

Tips for a good night’s sleep

Keep in Last of sleep you are there as absolute darkness, and the tiniest light in the room can disrupt the circadian rhythm, the sleep cycle – waking, and the production of the pineal gland (melatonin and serotonin, substances of the nervous system).