Oral Appliance Therapy

4 Keys to Success with Oral Appliance Therapy for Sleep Apnea

Because sleep apnea is a serious medical condition, it has to be treated. But not all treatments for sleep apnea are effective. Although CPAP represents a nearly perfect cure for sleep apnea if it’s used, many people simply don’t use it. And that makes it a bad treatment for many people.

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Sleep Apnea Causes Major Disruptions in Body’s Metabolism

Sleep apnea can cause global disruptions in your body’s normal functioning. After all, breathing is about as basic a function as we have–everything depends on getting enough air to the body and brain. So it makes sense that when that’s not happening, everything could be disrupted.

But now a new study which involved real-time measurements of […]

Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover Sleep Apnea Treatment?

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Yes. BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) like most insurers recognizes that sleep apnea is a serious medical condition. If left untreated, the cost of related health conditions related to sleep apnea is much greater than the cost of treating sleep apnea. So BCBSNE covers the diagnosis […]

New Disposable Patch Could Lead to Effortless Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

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If you’re already the kind of person wearing a health tracker like a FitBit, the adaptation of these to help diagnose sleep apnea could have big benefits. But what if you’re not already using that kind of device? What […]

Will Your Personality Make It Harder to Comply with CPAP?

CPAP

When you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, it’s important to find a sleep apnea treatment that you will actually use. If you don’t use your treatment, you will continue to be at risk for the dangers of sleep apnea.

Because CPAP compliance rates can be low, it’s important […]

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