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Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that affects many men and women. It is characterized by intermittent pauses in breathing or very shallow breath during sleep. Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA (blockage of the airway) is the most common type. It can be caused by obesity, alcohol or medications, or enlarged tonsils and adenoids. Many sufferers also snore because of the obstruction.
These breathing pauses during sleep deprive the brain and body of
The disorder can only be diagnosed by a physician, but once determined, treatments options may involve the fabrication of an oral appliance. There are two common devices used to treat sleep apnea. The first is a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) machine, which is worn overnight during sleep to encourage oxygen flow into the body. These tend to have low compliance because they are bulky, unattractive, and can be difficult to use.
The alternative to CPAP machines is
Dr. Levenson specializes in oral appliances for sleep apnea sufferers. He is a member of the Academy of Dental Sleep
Don't put yourself or your sleep partner through another anxious night. Call Dr. Levenson today.