OSA Education and Advocacy is Redefining the Roles of Dentists Around the World

Dentists from around the world are attending dental continuing education courses focusing on the dental treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.  Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions has instructed thousands of dentists on implementing a proper sleep protocol.  SGS Instructor, and dental sleep medicine expert, Dr. Daniel Tache, encourages other dentists to become…

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Many Veterans Will Be Snoring Over the Memorial Day Weekend

About half of Americans who suffer from from sleep apnea are overweight, according to the National Institutes of Health. Aging is also a contributing factor. Untreated, sleep apnea can lead to serious health problems, including heart disease.  Nearly nine of 10 veterans receiving compensation are considered 50 percent disabled by the condition, in which breathing…

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According to the National Jewish Health System, Treating OSA does not only improve sleep quality and ends snoring; it may also decrease the risk of more serious diseases

We’re hearing and learning more about it.  The rise of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) in communities is at a staggering high.  It’s estimated nearly 100 million people have OSA, a disorder which causes the breath to cease during sleep, some experiencing up to a minute without breath.   What’s more dangerous than actually having the disorder? …

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Sleep Apnea Now More Common Than Depression

While it's difficult to pinpoint the exact number of people with sleep apnea, the National Sleep Foundation estimates it's around 18 million — or higher, significantly more than some health conditions that receive much more attention.  With depression affecting nearly 14.8 million people, sleep apnea remains an aggressive, and commonly undiagnosed killer in many households. …

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Sleep Group Solutions Announces First Quarter Seminar Line-up for Dental Continuing Education Courses in 2015

Dentists across the country are participating in dental continuing education courses, which teach dental professionals how to screen and treat snoring and sleep apnea, through Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT). With such a high demand for quality sleep courses, Sleep Group Solutions continue to grow as leaders in complete sleep protocol solutions, by projecting to offer…

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Louisiana Ranks Number One in Highest Obesity Rate, With More Than 1.2 Million Obese Adults, According to the Latest Statistics from Trust For Americas Health-Making Louisiana the Fattest State in the USA.

(New Orleans, LA) According to the Trust For Americas Health, Louisiana is home to some of Americas most obese adults, coming in at 34.7 percent, while the national average is 27.6 percent.  Ranking the number one most obese state in the US, Louisiana hosts some of the largest adults in the nation.  Numerous studies linking…

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New Findings Link Obstructive Sleep Apnea to NASH and Other Liver Conditions

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and frequently unrecognized disorder. It is often found in patients with obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, and there is growing evidence that sleep apnea is independently associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity.   Recent findings are adding an association with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, steatosis, lobular inflammation and advanced stages of fibrosis,…

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Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Prevent Ocular and Systemic Ravages, According to a Recent University of North Carolina Study

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common and frequently unrecognized disorder. It is often found in patients with obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, and there is growing evidence that sleep apnea is independently associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity.   A recent study by the University of North Carolina, also adds ocular diseases to the long list…

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