Treating sleep apnea without CPAP machines
Sleep apnea affects over 18 million Americans
SAN ANTONIO – Are you tired of being tired?
The Center for Sleep Apnea & Snoring is here to help you get the best sleep of your life.
The Center for Sleep Apnea & Snoring is a dental practice dedicated to treating sleep disorders, including sleep apnea.
"Sleep apnea can cause diabetes (and) high blood pressure and even lead to a stroke," said Veronica Morillos, a sleep technician with The Center for Sleep Apnea & Snoring.
Instead of using the CPAP breathing mask for sleep apnea, The Center for Sleep Apnea & Snoring offers an oral appliance to help patients get better sleep.
Sleep apnea facts:
- Sleep apnea is a medical condition in which a person has one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while he or she sleeps.
- Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes and may occur 30 times or more a minute.
- People with sleep apnea often snore.
- More than 18 million Americans have sleep apnea.
Most medical insurance providers and Medicare cover sleep-related treatments.
Find out if you are at risk of sleep apnea by taking an easy sleeping assessment here.
For more information, visit stopsnoringtx.com or call 210-598-8200.
Information courtesy of The Center for Sleep Apnea & Snoring.
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