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April 8, 2022

Top 3 Essential Oils for Sleep Apnea

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 10:27 pm

Glass bottles of essential oilsYour body relies on quality sleep to repair and regenerate to keep you healthy. Unfortunately, if you are among the 18 million Americans with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a good night’s rest isn’t easy to come by without any treatment. While a CPAP and oral appliance can open your airway to prevent interruptions in breathing, there are also natural remedies that may help you get the rest you need. Essential oils are a popular remedy for improving sleep issues, but can they improve your OSA? Here are 3 essential oils that can help you get a better night’s sleep. 

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Sleep Apnea in Women Linked to Cancer

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 4:39 am

Woman sleeping in bedIf you have sleep apnea, daily fatigue isn’t the only concern of not getting any treatment. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can affect your health and quality of life. While you might know about the increased risk of heart disease and diabetic complications, those aren’t the only dangers. Recent studies have found a connection between sleep apnea in cancer women. Here’s what you need to know about your risk.

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March 29, 2022

Why Is Sleep Apnea on the Rise?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 9:16 pm
woman struggling with sleep apnea

Millions of Americans are diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) every year. The disorder causes you to repeatedly stop and start breathing throughout the night, keeping you from getting some much-needed quality rest. In recent years, the number of sleep apnea diagnoses has increased significantly. By knowing which factors can increase your risk of sleep apnea, you can take all steps necessary to prevent it. Read on to learn which elements can cause the disorder and what you can do to lower your risk.  

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March 15, 2022

Can Using a Cell Phone Affect Your Sleep Apnea?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 6:59 pm
woman using cell phone at night

A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your overall health. If you’re one of the millions of Americans who suffer from sleep apnea, you may have trouble getting quality rest every night. Well, it may surprise you to learn that spending too much on electronic devices like your cell phone, laptop, or TV can be detrimental to your sleep. That said, read on to learn how turning off these devices can drastically improve your ability to catch some Z’s.

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February 22, 2022

Does Secondhand Smoke Increase Your Child’s Risk of Sleep Apnea?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 9:49 pm
smoking in front of child

Do you smoke regularly? If so, you’re probably not too concerned about the effects it can have on your body. However, it’s important to take a step back and consider how it can affect your children. Even if they’re just exposed to secondhand smoke, it can do a lot more damage than you might think. One dangerous side effect it can have on their growing bodies is an increased risk of sleep apnea. Read on to learn about the impact secondhand smoke can have on your child’s quality of sleep.

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February 9, 2022

How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Your Brain?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 8:14 pm
person holding floating brain

If you have sleep apnea, you’ve probably already heard about all of the side effects that come with it. For instance, it can increase your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and even diabetes. Well, it may surprise you to learn that this sleep disorder can also take a significant toll on your brain. Failing to get a full night of rest can lead to memory loss among other complications. Read on to learn more about how sleep apnea therapy can improve your brain health.

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November 24, 2021

The Hidden Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 7:40 pm
man with untreated sleep apnea

Everyone snores from time to time. It’s usually not a cause for concern, merely indicating that you’re a bit congested or could benefit from losing a few pounds. However, there are instances where snoring is severe to the point where it interferes with your breathing while you sleep. In that case, it could mean you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). If left untreated, the disorder can contribute to multiple health issues and severely affect your quality of life. Read on to learn more about the hidden dangers of untreated sleep apnea.

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November 12, 2021

Sleep Peacefully and Combat Anxiety

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 6:31 pm

Woman sitting at computer experiencing anxietyAnxiety and sleep apnea are two common conditions, but they differ significantly. Sleep apnea is a disorder that most often results from an obstruction in the airway that leads to pauses in breathing. Anxiety is caused by your body’s reaction to stress. You might not expect a connection between the two conditions because of their differences; however, research shows a direct link. Here’s what you need to know to calm your nerves and get the rest you need.

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October 8, 2021

6 Incredible Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 2:31 pm
patient smiling with porcelain veneers

Millions of Americans are unhappy with their smiles. If you have misaligned, discolored, unevenly spaced, chipped, or misshapen teeth, you may feel self-conscious and try to hide them any chance you get. Lucky for you, there’s an excellent solution that can solve all those problems and more – porcelain veneers. It’s one of the most popular procedures performed in cosmetic dentistry, and for good reason. A cosmetic dentist in Tulsa shares six incredible benefits of this treatment.

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September 10, 2021

Can I Get Invisalign If I Have Crowns, Bridges, or Veneers?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_nauman @ 7:21 pm
young woman getting Invisalign

Everyone wants a perfect smile that they can confidently show off. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with one. Although misaligned teeth can be a source of embarrassment for many adults, you have several options to fix them. Invisalign is one popular orthodontic solution that can correct your alignment without the hassle of metal wires and brackets. However, there’s a common misconception that people with dental restorations aren’t eligible for Invisalign treatment. Your cosmetic dentist in Tulsa debunks this and explains how you can still straighten your teeth with crowns, bridges, and veneers.

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