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Will My Medical Insurance Cover Sleep Apnea Treatment?

January 30, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepsnoringtmj @ 11:10 pm
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Getting a quality night of sleep is essential for you to thrive. However, if you have sleep apnea, this can get in the way of your ability to sleep soundly and lead to various other serious health effects. If you suspect that you may have sleep apnea or you have been recently diagnosed, one of the first questions you’re probably asking yourself is if your medical benefits will help to fund your treatment. Continue reading to learn more about how this works.

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Fort Worth Snoring & Sleep Center Welcomes VA Benefits!

December 28, 2023

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At Fort Worth Snoring & Sleep Center, we recognize the unwavering dedication, sacrifice, and bravery of our veterans that has ensured the freedom and security that we cherish today in the United States. That’s why we welcome our service members to use their VA benefits at our practice. If you are a veteran who struggles to get a good night’s sleep due to sleep apnea, we can help you get the treatment you need. Continue reading to learn how sleep apnea affects veterans and how your VA benefits will play a role in your treatment.

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Weight Gain and Sleep Apnea: A Vicious Cycle

December 6, 2023

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Year after year, millions of people resolve to start dieting and exercising on January 1. Often, their primary objective is to lose weight. If you are planning to slim down in the new year, it is important to remember that the relationship between weight and health is complex. Many factors can affect the number that you see on the scale — including the quality of your sleep. In this blog post, you will learn about the vicious cycle of weight gain and sleep apnea. You will also find tips to help you protect your health.

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The Dangerous Consequences of Untreated Sleep Apnea

October 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepsnoringtmj @ 5:15 pm
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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder that occurs when tissues in the airway prevent a person from breathing during sleep. These episodes, called apneas, can occur dozens or even hundreds of times in a single night. Unfortunately, some people dismiss OSA as nothing more than an annoyance that makes them feel tired. However, it should not be taken so lightly! In fact, if sleep apnea remains untreated, it could lead to some dangerous consequences, including:

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Does Sleep Apnea Make You Age Faster?

June 30, 2023

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In a quest to hold onto their youth, many people exercise regularly, eat a balanced diet, and stick to other healthy habits. However, such good practices can only do so much, particularly if a person suffers from sleep-disordered breathing. Does sleep apnea make you age faster? How can treatment help you turn back the clock? Continue reading to find out.

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6 Surprising Facts about Sleep Apnea

April 28, 2023

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Obstructive sleep apnea, abbreviated as OSA, is among the most common sleep disorders. It is also one of the most dangerous. Without proper treatment, it has the potential to lead to heart problems, motor vehicle accidents, and other life-threatening circumstances. To protect yourself, you should be well-informed about this serious condition. Here are some surprising facts about OSA that can motivate you to take action to safeguard your health:

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Keep It Cool! How Temperature Can Affect Sleep Apnea

April 12, 2023

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Summer will be here before you know it! Perhaps you are looking forward to fun vacations and lazy days on the beach. Unfortunately, though, the hottest season of the year is not all fun and games. It is important to consider how warmer weather might impact your health. In particular, you should know how temperature can affect sleep apnea. This blog post provides valuable information on that topic.

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How Anxiety & Sleep Apnea Make Each Other Worse

March 30, 2023

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While sleep apnea and generalized anxiety disorders (GADs) might not seem to have a lot in common, there is actually quite a bit of overlap when it comes to the symptoms. And for the unlucky people who have both conditions, they can exacerbate one another’s symptoms, creating a less-than-ideal situation. Understanding the relationship between the two can often serve as a first step toward treatment and lasting relief, because while it can feel overwhelming, overcoming each of these problems is very possible in today’s world.  

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Will My Sleep Apnea Stop On Its Own?

March 15, 2023

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“You’ll grow out of it” is a phrase you likely heard when you were a child, and you might have even used it yourself. While many, many things change over time, sleep apnea is not something that will just go away on its own. Why is this the case, and more importantly, what should someone with the condition do to get the help they need?

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How Are ADHD and Sleep Apnea Connected?

February 15, 2023

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Millions of people throughout the U.S. struggle with ADHD. Countless more individuals may have it but remain undiagnosed due to things like a lack of awareness or reluctance to seek professional care. ADHD can have significant effects on a person’s quality of life.

When ADHD is coupled with a sleep disorder, such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), its effects can be even more troubling. How are ADHD and sleep apnea connected? Continue reading this blog post to find out.

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