Sleep Apnea Linked to Dementia Risk

In the study of 298 women over age 65, the researchers found that 44.8 percent of women with sleep apnea developed dementia or mild cognitive impairment, while 31.1 percent of those who didn’t have sleep apnea did. The study “suggests that there is a biological connection between sleep and cognition and also suggests that treatment…

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Snoring Bed Partner? We Hear You

The medical community has determined that there are three degrees of severity of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Snoring is an indication of the onset or existence of some type of airway obstruction. Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome is accompanied by gastroesophageal reflux, asthma, depression, and is frequently found in women. Obstructive Sleep Apnea, complete airway obstruction, is…

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The 2011 Sleep Summit is Coming to Las Vegas

With Sleep Group Solutions (SGS) still running hot off a successful AADSM 20th Anniversary meeting in Minneapolis, the cause continues. Sleep Group Solutions, a leader in Dental continuing education and dental sleep medicine, gears up to lecture at this year’s 2011 Sleep Summit in Las Vegas, NV hosted by Rondeau Seminars. Mark your calendars, October…

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Sleep Disorders Dentisrty, Dentists Unite!

Snoring is the first indication of a problem, and the most severe Sleep Disordered Breathing problems—the frequent, complete collapse that occurs in the airways of those suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea—can be fatal. There are serious health concerns associated with Sleep Disordered Breathing. I think it is important to first give you, the readers, an…

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Sleep ‘Study Club’ Kicks Off in Pittsburgh, PA

Sleep Group Solutions (SGS), a leader in dental sleep medicine continuing education and sleep apnea screening technology is launching a sleep study club, like no other. Sleep Group Solutions has revolutionized the sleep industry by incorporating top level education, client support, innovating technologies, and now, a common ground to set the bar high in dental…

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ASK THE EXPERT: Sleep apnea can be detrimental to your health

Sleep apnea is a common and potentially serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep. Although sleep apnea is treatable, it often goes unrecognized. Untreated sleep apnea can be dangerous and detrimental to your health, so it’s important to see a doctor if you suspect that you or a loved one…

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Personal Experience with PSG

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most severe form of Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB), a condition that results from the obstruction of the oral and/or nasal airway during sleep. Snoring is a manifestation of the disorder at its most benign, although it does signify the onset or existence of a breathing problem during sleep. Upper…

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