Hello, fellow dreamer! Tired of restless nights? Cleona Dental’s Sleep Therapy service is here to help you get the rest you deserve by treating your Sleep Apnea. Our specialized treatments can make restless nights a thing of the past, so you can wake up feeling refreshed and energized.
Sleep apnea patients are often older, obese and have thick necks, but men and women of any age or body type can have sleep apnea. The sleep disorder progressively worsens with age and weight gain. Listed below are some common signs of sleep apnea:
If you have these symptoms, you might have sleep apnea. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale can help us further determine if you likely have sleep apnea.
An overnight sleep study must be performed to properly diagnose obstructive sleep apnea. This test, also known as a polysomnogram, will chart your brain waves, heart beat and breathing during sleep. It also records arm and leg movement. The polysomnogram can be done in the comfort of the patients home or in a sleep center if the patient desires.
During a consultation appointment we will also discuss other conditions that may mimic or worsen the symptoms of OSA, such as:
We will take your symptoms into consideration during diagnosis. Prior to the appointment, ask your partner if you snore loudly, stop breathing or gasp for breath during the night. We will also want to know if you gained weight or stopped exercising before your symptoms began.
Ready to enjoy a good night’s sleep? Reach out to Cleona Dental today to schedule your Sleep Therapy consultation.