Get a Good Night’s Rest with Sleep Apnea Treatment
Do you get several hours of sleep at night yet feel as if you are always tired? You may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a disorder that interrupts your sleep patterns by causing you to stop breathing numerous times during the night. This results in a lack of oxygen to the brain and sleep disturbances, both of which can rob you of your productivity and leave you with a general feeling of malaise the following day.
If you think you might have sleep apnea in Manhattan, NY, schedule a consultation with Dr. Gerry Curatola. Our Rejuvenation Dentistry® founder takes a holistic view that can improve not only your quality of sleep but your quality of waking activities as well.
What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
There are two types of sleep apnea: central and obstructive. Central sleep apnea (CSA) is caused by a failure of the brain to signal the muscles that control breathing. It is extremely rare. Most patients who have sleep apnea on the Upper East Side, suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a result of an airway blockage. This typically occurs when the soft tissue at the back of the throat collapses, causing you to stop breathing or gasp for air. Sleep deprivation due to sleep apnea has been linked to numerous risks to your health, including:
How Can Dr. Curatola Restore Wellness?
Dr. Curatola will help you find the best solution to stop snoring in Manhattan, NY, including dental devices to maintain jaw position, Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) machines to keep the throat from collapsing, or surgery. Sleep is restorative and getting a better night’s sleep will improve overall wellness.