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About Sleep Apnea

About Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apena is more than just snoring. Learn more about Sleep Apnea and how treating it can improve your overall health and allow you to live life to the fullest.

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Signs of OSA

The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine estimates that nearly 30 million Americans have sleep apnea symptoms, with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) being the most common type.

One of the most common signs of obstructive sleep apnea is loud and chronic snoring, and daytime sleepiness is also common[1]. Others signs and symptoms also include:

  • Morning headaches
  • Memory or learning problems and not being able to concentrate
  • Feeling irritable, depressed, or having mood swings or personality changes
  • Waking up frequently to urinate
  • Dry mouth or sore throat when you wake up

Although above are the major symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea, women tend to report more non-typical symptoms of sleep apnea compared to men such as:

    • Higher levels of fatigue, tiredness, and lack of energy[2]
    • Restless legs, depression, and insomnia[3]

    It's also common that many people with sleep apnea do not recognize that they have sleep apnea since many of the symptoms happen during sleep. Why not ask your partner about how you slept last night?  After all, sleep apnea can happen to anyone regardless of age, gender or weight.

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    What is the cause of OSA?

    OSA occurs when the tongue and soft palate collapse onto the back of the throat and block the airway during your sleep. It restricts the flow of oxygen and causes common OSA symptoms like snoring or gasping.

    The symptoms of OSA are often the result from obstructed breathing during sleep leading to an insufficient amount of oxygen to the brain. Learn how our oral devices treat sleep apnea.

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    What we offer is more than just a good night's sleep. Having quality sleep every night can improve your overall health, which is an essential element for you to enjoy your life to the fullest. Read inspiring stories of sleep apnea patients and learn how they are waking up refreshed and feeling alive again.

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    Learn about some of the common misconceptions that people have about Sleep Apnea.

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    “It’s just snoring.  I don’t want to make a big deal out of it and visit a doctor”

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    “Sleep Apnea is something that only old men have.  There’s no chance that I could have it, right?”

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    “Sleep Apnea treatment would change my lifestyle completely. I don’t think I could sleep normally anymore!”

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    “I’m the one affected by OSA. So if I can put up with it, it’s fine right?”

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    “My doctor told me that wearing a CPAP mask is the only way to treat OSA…”

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    Solution and Benefits

    Learn our solution to sleep apnea and the benefits of Whole You Sleep Appliances.

    User Stories

    See what users are saying about their experiences with Whole You Sleep Appliances.

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    Find a Whole You Sleep Appliance Provider In Your Area

    Whole You works with dentists across the US who are experienced in managing treatment and medical insurance billing, partiularly for sleep apena patients. Get started by calling our toll free number at 1-800 NEW MORNING or use our contact form below.

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