The above signs and symptoms are indicative that you may suffer from sleep-disordered breathing and and obstructive sleep apnea. These conditions may be contributing to your decreased quality of life and tend to worsen over time as your sleep-disordered breathing or sleep apnea progress over time.
By improving your REM and deep sleep cycles, your body will be able to heal, restore, rejuvenate and have a healthier functioning immune system.
The best options for improving sleep and airways are: the CPAP machine, an Oral Sleep Appliance, Surgical Jaw Correction (MMA Surgery) and Airway Orthodontics (Airway Orthodontics two words being a hyperlink to the Airway Orthodontics page) at an Airway Center Office.
For most healthy people, the best way to determine if you have sleep-disordered breathing, upper airway resistance syndrome or obstructive sleep apnea is to schedule a home sleep test with an Airway Center Office. After your home sleep test we will have a consultation with you and review your sleep quality results and discuss recommendations.
Many people benefit from oral appliance therapy. Airway Center will evaluate your airway using the latest Ecco Pharyngometry technology which will determine your ideal jaw position for an optimal airway. If no improvements in breathing can be made with an oral appliance we will not recommend this therapy.
A custom oral appliance made using Ecco Pharyngometry will help to support your airway in an optimal position to decrease any disruptions in your breathing during sleep. This will result in a better quality sleep cycles and more restful sleep.