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Sleep Apnea/Snoring

Sleep Apnea/Snoring treatment in Minneapolis and Edina at The Dental Emergency Room

Sleep Apnea/ Snoring

If you have a partner who snores or you snore, you must have an idea of how annoying it can be. It also prevents you from attaining the quality sleep you require to be productive in the day. Loud snoring can also imply a critical condition known as Sleep Apnea.

What is Sleep Apnoea?


Sleep apnea takes place when the tissues behind the throat and mouth relax and obstruct the airways when you sleep. A blocked airway can result in lack of oxygen and disrupted breathing. When the brain does not get adequate oxygen to function healthily, it tells the body to wake up. This process can happen numerous times each night, and as you can imagine, this form of sleep is not restful or restorative.

Major Symptoms


The most common symptoms of sleep apnea are cessations in breathing and Loud snoring. Although snoring excessively does not always mean an individual is suffering from sleep apnea but this disruptive sleep issue can lead to significant health issues with consequences that are potentially life-threatening.

Sleep disorders are a bit common, but patients dealing with sleep apnea do not always know about it and are mostly informed by their bet partner or spouse who complains of pauses in breathing or excessive snoring.
Generally, the common symptoms of this condition include:
• Fatigue
• Snoring
• A sore throat when you wake
• Unexplained weight gain
• Headaches
• Gasping during sleep
• Decreased mental function
• Loss of concentration • Difficulty sleeping
• Depression
• High blood pressure
• Chest pain
• Frequent urination
• Memory Issues
• Mood changes
• Low sex drive

Diagnosis sleep apnea

Proper diagnosis depends on accurate analysis and reporting from a sleep specialist. Typically, it has to do with a sleep study in the clinic or your home. You will then be provided recommendations regarding your condition depending on how severe it is.

What do we offer?


Care for sleep disorders can be overwhelming and stressful with a range of options ranging from oral appliances, over the counter throat sprays among a host of others.
Our experts can access the upper airway and pinpoint the area of obstruction. We will be able to guide you to get a more peaceful and better sleep. What is more, we offer these to you at the most unbeatable prices available.

The sooner you get emergency dental treatment, the higher your chances of saving your tooth. At "The Dental Emergency Room", we know that emergencies never happen at anybody's convenience - so keep our number with you, where you can reach us even *after-hours (612) 800-8008.