Did you know snoring could be a sign of obstructive sleep apnoea, a medical condition that can short
Sleep Apnoea is defined as a temporary stoppage of breath lasting 10 seconds or longer. In some people, this stoppage can happen a hundred or more times a night. Not only are these episodes interfering with your sleep, they can cause serious health risks by reducing the flow of oxygen to vital organs. Studies have shown sleep Apnoea can cause serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, strokes and sudden death.
People with sleep apnoea usually do not remember waking up during the night. Indications of the problem may be:
Excessive daytime sleepiness
Irritability and impaired mental or emotional functioning
Excessive snoring, choking, or gasping during sleep
Awakening with a dry mouth or sore throat
At Hello dental we used a well-researched appliance that have been shown to be very effective in treating sleep apnoea and snoring.
For more information visit https://www.hellodental.co.uk/treatments/snoring-sleep-apnoea-colchester/ or call us on 01206 589777.