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Children and Sleep Disordered Breathing

By Craig Smith
September 12, 2019

By: Dr Erin Elliott I assess breathing. Everyday. Every hygiene patient—adult and child. I call it an “airway exam.” So, when I ask parents of young children how they breathe—through their nose or mouth–most of the time they give me a funny look. I’m sure they are thinking, “What does breathing have to do with ... read more

The Myths of Sleep Apnea

By Craig Smith
September 5, 2019

Sleep Apnea Is Just Snoring Myth. Although snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea, there’s a big difference between the two. People with sleep apnea actually stop breathing up to 400 times throughout the night. These interruptions last 10 to 30 seconds and are often followed by a snort when breathing resumes. This breaks ... read more

Tired of Being Tired? Do you snore?

By Craig Smith
August 29, 2019

Snoring is the hoarse or harsh sound that occurs when your breathing is partially obstructed in some way while you’re sleeping. Sometimes snoring may indicate a serious health condition. In addition, snoring can be a nuisance to your partner. As many as half of adults snore but what is funny is that 69% of Americans ... read more

Dementia and Sleep Apnea

By Craig Smith
August 22, 2019

While many aren’t aware of the severity of the risks associated with untreated sleep apnea, many people do know that sleep apnea is a serious condition that requires proper treatment. Some may know that sleep apnea causes fatigue, sleepiness, headaches, and many other symptoms, but not many people are aware that sleep apnea can cause ... read more

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