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3 Signs That Might Point to Sleep Apnea (and What You Should Do Next)

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You find yourself exhausted by the afternoon, even when you go to bed early. You turn to your afternoon caffeine fix, but even that's starting to fail you. You can't imagine what could be causing this chronic fatigue!

Did you know that you may be suffering from sleep apnea? This dangerous sleep disorder occurs when you stop breathing during the night, most typically due to an airway obstruction or blockage. Here are some of the signs and what you can do to successfully manage it.

Loud Snoring

If your bed partner complains that your snoring keeps them awake at night, this may be a sign of sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when ...

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Teeth Grinding: Causes and Treatment

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Many people may be grinding or clenching their teeth at night and not even know it.  Teeth grinding, known as bruxism, occurs between 8-20% of the US population. Bruxism during the day is more common in females than males but night bruxism is not gender specific. Bruxism is generally more common in adolescence and young adults than the young or old.

What Causes Bruxism?

There are many different things that can cause bruxism. The most common reason for bruxism is thought to be stress and anxiety. Studies have reported a higher incidence of bruxism, especially night bruxism, in people when high stress lives. Other factors include interferences in a person’s bite or ...

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