Obstructive sleep apnea affects around 20 million Americans and can lead to hypertension, heart attack, stroke, depression, muscle pain, fibromyalgia, morning headaches, and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Snoring Cure: When You are Tired of Sleeping with a SubWoofer

Oral Appliances are an excellent method, if not the best method for treating Snoring. The appliances are approved for treating sleep apnea but loud snoring is a serious problem that can destroy intimate relationships and adversly affect the health of your loved ones. According to a study at Mayo Clinic the spouses of snorers lose 15% of their sleep.

Heavy snorers have up to a six-fold increase in carotid artery atherosclerosis even when there is no sleep apnea. If you are tired of snoring ruining your life and interfering with intimacy consider an oral appliance to silence snoring.

It is amazing what a positive effect eliminating snoring can have on relationships. There is significant literature on sleep apnea and snoring that shows these problems increase the percentage of marriages ending in divorce.

Snoring should always be consided an emergency early warning system of possible sleep apnea. Do not ignore this important and life saving warning. Oral appliances are excellent for treating snoring, as well as mild to moderate sleep apnea.

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