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Feeling Tired? Use These Tips to Find a Qualified Sleep Doctor

May 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — sleepsnoringtmj @ 7:10 pm
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Are you tired all the time? Do you snore loudly? Do you often wake up feeling groggy and unrested? While you might have gotten used to such symptoms, they should never be accepted as normal. You might have a highly treatable sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea. The best way to start feeling like yourself again is to seek help from a qualified sleep doctor. How can you find such a doctor? Here are a few tips:

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Splint Therapy for TMJ Pain: How Does It Work?

April 7, 2024

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Smiling woman holding splint for TMJ pain

The pain of TMJ disorder (TMD) can interfere with your ability to chew your favorite foods, engage in effortless conversation, and enjoy the best possible quality of life. When dealing with this issue, some people rely on pain relievers, but those only mask symptoms. Wouldn’t it be better to find a longer-term solution? You might be a candidate for splint therapy, an effective and non-pharmaceutical way to address TMJ pain. How does splint therapy work? This blog post explains.

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An Introduction to Splint Therapy for TMD

March 26, 2024

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Close-up of woman holding splint for TMJ therapy

If you suffer from persistent jaw pain, teeth grinding, headaches, and related symptoms, it is possible that you have TMJ disorder (TMD). This condition, which afflicts the jaw joints located directly in front of your ears (called the temporomandibular joints or TMJs), can have a serious impact on your daily quality of life. What can help you find relief? You might be a candidate for splint therapy. What is splint therapy, and how does it work? This blog post explains.

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Sleepy Stars: 6 Celebrities with Sleep Apnea

February 26, 2024

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) afflicts millions of people across the U.S. It can affect anyone; people of all ages, body types, and lifestyles are victims of this condition. Many celebrities even struggle with it! What exactly is sleep apnea, and who among the stars must deal with it? This blog post explains.

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Will My Medical Insurance Cover Sleep Apnea Treatment?

January 30, 2024

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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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Overweight woman sitting on her bed

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

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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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