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Can CBD Oil Improve Your Sleep Apnea Symptoms?

September 22, 2020

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When you learn that you’re suffering from sleep apnea, your natural first thought is going to be to focus on finding a way to overcome the disorder as soon as possible. Looking around the Internet, you might see a few articles talking about how some people use cannabidiol oil, or CBD oil, to enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep. Could this be the solution you’re looking for? Read on to discover what could help you get a good night’s rest again.


Is It ADHD or a Sleep Disorder? Or Both?

August 28, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 7:57 pm

If your child has gotten in trouble at school for being inattentive, overactive, and just generally restless, your first thought is that they might have ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder). But there’s also the possibility that their behavior comes from a lack of rest due to a sleep disorder. Both of these conditions have very similar symptoms, which means it’s easy to confuse one for the other. How will you be able to tell the difference, and who should you see for help? Read on to learn the answers that could help your child focus during the day and rest easy at night.


Is Your Child Suffering from ADD or Sleep Apnea? Or Both?

July 29, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 1:02 pm

If your child has been diagnosed with attention hyperactivity deficit disorder – ADD or ADHD for short – you may be used to them acting irritable or having trouble paying attention if they don’t get enough sleep. They might also have a tendency to forget things. But did you realize these symptoms could be pointing towards a different disorder as well? The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that about a quarter of children who were diagnosed with ADD are actually suffering from obstructive sleep apnea – in other words, much of their behavior is directly connected to a lack of quality sleep. Read on to learn more about how sleep apnea and ADD could be mixed up – and what to do about either condition.


Is It Enough to Wait Until the Weekend to Get Adequate Sleep?

May 23, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 5:11 pm

woman dozing suffering from sleep apnea in Las VegasDo you find yourself being deprived of a sufficient amount of sleep throughout the week? If you’re like most people, you just power through the lethargy, irritability and other issues that arise, because you don’t have time to slow down. Thus, you may find yourself trying to play catch-up on the weekends. Are the extra hours of “shut-eye” enough to make-up the deficit? Read on to get the answer, learn about the potential of sleep apnea in Las Vegas as the catalyst, and discover how a sleep dentist can help you recover.


Could the Coronavirus Quarantine be Encouraging Your Jaw Pain?

May 13, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 4:58 pm

woman with jaw pain needs TMJ therapy in Las Vegas

Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Americans have suddenly been thrust into a new reality. Many have become more acquainted with their home and family than they could have ever imagined. The crisis has also led to some financial uncertainties. These abrupt changes have naturally caused a great deal of angst, and this could possibly have an impact on someone’s jaw health. If you’ve been experiencing jaw pain recently, read on to learn how TMJ therapy in Las Vegas could possibly help you out.


Why You Should Never Ignore the Pain in Your Jaw

April 17, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 1:15 pm

Man lying in bed suffering from TMJ painLately, you’ve noticed that you’ve been waking up with pain in your jaw every morning. There’s also a clicking noise every time you open and close your mouths. These issues are annoying, but so far they’ve been manageable. Surely you can just keep living your life as normal without seeking treatment for such minor issues? Don’t make this mistake; the symptoms associated with an injured TMJ in Las Vegas may not seem particularly problematic at first, but ignoring them could have dangerous consequences. Learn more about the warning signs of a TMJ disorder – and why they should be heeded.


Could E-Cigarettes Stop You from Having Sweet Dreams?

April 15, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 7:09 pm

Electronic cigarette used for vaping, emitting aerosolPart of what makes sleep apnea such a dangerous condition is how easily it can go undetected. Of the 22 million Americans suffering from it right now, roughly 80% don’t even realize it. Consequently, if you fall under this category, you might be making decisions that are aggravating your condition without knowing it – and that includes the use of electronic cigarettes that already hurt your body in other ways. Can vaping make sleep apnea worse? Read on to learn the answers that could mean the difference between sweet dreams and a life of constant exhaustion – or worse.


Morning Headaches: A Symptom of Sleep Apnea

March 23, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 2:05 pm

Man lying in bed with a morning headacheMany people – about one in 13 to be exact – are all too familiar with the feeling of waking up every morning to throbbing head pain. Your first thought might be that it’s a migraine, but there’s also a second, more dangerous possibility: sleep apnea in Las Vegas. In some cases, headaches are a side effect of an untreated sleep disorder that, if left untreated, could lead to any number of health problems. Do you want to stop your pain and enjoy a full night’s rest? Read on to learn how to recognize sleep apnea headaches and what you can do about them.


Why Does My Jaw Hurt? TMJ and 4 Other Possible Causes

March 14, 2020

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Are you having trouble eating what you want because of a recurring pain in your jaw? Is speaking suddenly an uncomfortable or difficult task? Jaw pain in Las Vegas can be irritating at best and downright debilitating at worst, and oftentimes the symptoms only become more severe when ignored. To find relief, you need to consider all the possibilities before seeking the appropriate type of treatment. Here are 5 reasons why your jaw might have started to hurt – as well as what you need to do about it.


4 Dangerous Side Effects of Sleep Apnea

January 27, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drwest @ 2:25 pm

Man with sleep apnea snoring in bedDespite an estimated 22 million Americans suffering from the condition, the American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that around 80 percent of moderate to severe sleep apnea cases go undiagnosed. If you’re unfortunate enough to fall into this group, then your body could be at risk for various health problems without you knowing it – unless, of course, your disorder is diagnosed and treated right away! Here are 4 of the hidden consequences you might be facing if you’re battling sleep apnea every night.


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