Do it for you and your partner: Sleep apnea and snoring treatments in Sacramento, CAPosted by Kosta J. Adams, DDS, MAGD, FICOI / Kristen J. Adams - Dentist Sacramento
Snoring and intimacyLoud, persistent snoring is typical with OSA, and the condition has other sleep-disruptive characteristics. As you fall asleep, the tongue relaxes back toward the throat as soft tissues collapse. The airway is restricted, so breathing becomes shallow or is completely impeded for up to several minutes at a time. The brain senses dangerously low blood oxygen levels, sending a rush of adrenalin.
- You jerk, snort, or choke into wakefulness.
- Possibly get up to use the rest room.
- The cycle repeats - potentially dozens of times each hour.
Obviously, OSA prevents you from reaching deep sleep phases necessary for hormonal balance, cellular regeneration, and alert daytime performance. Your partner suffers many of the same effects. He or she is likely to retreat to the furthest reach of the bed, sofa, or spare room. Over time this builds resentment and breaks down healthy intimacy.
According to Paul Rosenblatt’s book “Two in a Bed: The Social System of Couple Bed Sharing,” couples site sleeping in the same bed as extremely important to their relationship. The physical comfort and closeness extends to a few quiet moments to deal with daily issues and solve problems - a luxury with busy daytime schedules.
Non-CPAP sleep apnea and snoring treatments in Sacramento, CAIf you have tried CPAP without success or resisted seeing a doctor, it is important to know that there are other effective treatments for snoring and OSA. With specialized training in sleep dentistry, our dentists can prescribe oral appliance therapy. This comfortable, discreet device holds the airway open naturally. It is custom fitted to depress the tongue, keep the mouth slightly open, and push the jaw a bit forward. Simply slip it into place before drifting off with your loved one by your side.
Call Adams Dental Associates at (916) 999-1302 to schedule a consultation.
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