Sleep apnea doesn’t just affect you. It affects your loved ones too, since loud and frequent snoring is one of the most common symptoms. Helping your household get a better night’s rest is just of many reasons to treat your sleep apnea.
If you have obstructive sleep apnea, your tongue or other soft tissue blocks your airways and causes frequent interruptions in breathing during the night. It’s a common problem. According to the American Medical Association, about 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from sleep apnea – though only 6 million have been diagnosed.
To find out if you are one of them, call us today at 860-926-3781 to visit our Tolland, CT office. In the meantime, see four reasons you should come to us for help:
- It Will Improve Your Overall Health – First and most important, treating your sleep disorder will keep you feeling better. Research has linked apnea to many serious conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke. By treating it, you’ll lessen your risk of experiencing adverse impacts on your health.
- You’ll Feel More Alert and Get More Done – If you have sleep apnea, you are not getting nearly enough rest. You probably wake up feeling tired instead of refreshed and grow even more fatigued during the day. This makes it hard to stay alert, so it can affect your performance at work or school. Studies show that people with sleep apnea are also involved in more traffic accidents.
- We’ll Arrange a Home Sleep Test – To diagnose your sleep problems, Dr. Hoss will work closely with a physician. He’ll arrange for you to take a sleep test at home, instead of at a sleep center. It’s a much more convenient and comfortable option. The cost is currently just $200, so it’s a highly affordable option too.
- We Use Advanced Training and Technology – Dr. Hoss has undergone advanced training in sleep apnea treatment. He’ll use sonar technology to detect problems, by checking your throat and measuring the output of your nose. Depending on the severity of your condition, he will recommend either a custom-made mouthguard or a CPAP machine.
Ready to treat your sleep apnea? Call Neil Hoss DMD at 860-926-3781 today.