Heavy snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea, a serious medical condition that can damage your health. But even if your snoring isn’t related to sleep apnea, it can still impact your life. Loud snoring is especially detrimental to the people around you.
In fact, over half of snorers say it disturbs the people closest to them. This is particularly true when it comes to your spouse or sleeping partner.
It might not bother you, but your snoring can cause the person who shares your bed to miss out on essential sleep. This often leads to tension in a relationship. Snoring can also damage intimacy by forcing couples to sleep in separate beds.
Because your snoring may interfere with your partner’s sleep, it can make them experience significant health issues. Getting the proper amount of sleep every night is crucial for maintaining physical and emotional health.
When a person is deprived of sleep, they may undergo serious medical consequences, including anxiety, depression, and weight gain. Sleep deprivation can also increase your partner's vulnerability to diabetes, strokes, and high blood pressure.
Our dentist have the necessary training and experience to treat your snoring, and they’ll use this to find the remedy that works best for you. Many of our patients get relief with oral appliance therapy. This is a small device that you wear while sleeping to prevent friction in the airway that causes snoring.
We feature several types of oral appliances, so we’ll be able to recommend the one that’s right for you. You can take your oral appliance anywhere because it’s quiet, convenient, and easy to use. This is an effective way to make sure you and the people around you get a restful night’s sleep every night.
In some cases, heavy snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea. If your sleep dentists at West Coast Snore & Sleep Solutions notice signs of sleep apnea, we’ll make sure you get the correct diagnosis and the appropriate care.
Our dentist know how to treat snoring to make sure you and the people in your life can sleep comfortably every night. Call (760) 666-6554 today to learn more.