Sleep Apnea and Driving Shouldn’t Mix

Sleep apnea is a condition that disrupts breathing while a person is asleep. There are two main types of sleep apnea: central and obstructive. Central is connected to the brain’s inability to send proper signals while obstructive has to do with narrow airways or blockage of the airway while sleeping. The trouble with sleep apneaContinue

Can Sleep Apnea Come In Children?

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) in the United States when dental professionals, healthcare providers and others across the country work to promote good oral health in kids. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental checkups helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth, gumsContinue

Can Sleep Apnea Impact Kids?

At our sleep clinic, we treat sleep apnea and know that this condition can impact virtually anyone. It is significantly more common in adults and can be exacerbated by being overweight or drinking alcohol before bed. Still, children have been known to develop obstructive sleep apnea, as well. What are the signs? If your childContinue

Can Babies Have Sleep Apnea?

Could My Baby Have Sleep Apnea? While national health studies warn about the prevalence of adult sleep apnea which affects more than 25 million Americans and its dangers to public health, many don’t realize that even infants can have the chronic disease. The National Sleep Foundation estimates sleep apnea affects two to to three percentContinue