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Does Your Partner Have Sleep Apnea? 3 Signs That Suggest You Should Schedule a Doctor's Visit

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Is your partner keeping you up all night with chronic gasping, choking, and snoring? If so, it might be time to contact an Amherst, NH doctor to find out if he or she has sleep apnea.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious condition that affects more than 18 million adults in this country. It is a condition in which the airway is closed off during sleep, interrupting breathing and causing the person to wake up to start breathing again.

Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea

There are three signs that point to OSA, including:

  1. Snoring. Although not everyone who snores has OSA, most people who have OSA are snorers. If your partner’s snoring is ...

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How Dentists Can Treat Sleep Apnea

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Many people don’t realize that there is a correlation between dental and general health, which is why dentists are often the first to find signs of certain inflammatory diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. One of the main general health concerns that dentists will catch and treat is sleep apnea. At Dr. Kenneth G. Edwards, DDS we can help lessen the symptoms of sleep apnea so you and your loved ones can get a better night’s sleep. 

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder where the soft tissues in your mouth and throat, which naturally relax during the night while you sleep, block the airways in your throat causing breathing ...

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