Near Tinley Park, Midlothian, Frankfort, IL
Sleep Apnea & Snoring Issues?
Snoring could indicate in a medical condition known as sleep apnea. Sleep Apnea can cause severe health issues including heart damage and other serious health issues. Dr. Krull is trained to treat and manage sleep apnea through proven state-of-the-art dental appliances.
What is Sleep Apnea and Side Effects
Sleep Apnea is a sleeping disorder that causes a pause in breathing during sleep. These pauses in breath are caused by collapsed or blocked airways as you sleep. Pauses in your breathing can happen 30 times or more per hour! After a few seconds of paused breath to a few minutes normal breathing resumes which can cause a loud snore, snort or choking sound.
Some Lifestyle Affects of Dealing With Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea can cause many disruptions to your life! When not treated you can do severe damage to your health including heart disease, weight gain, lack of mental focus, memory loss and mood swings. The longer left untreated the more severe these side effects progress.
Are You at Risk of Sleep Apnea?
While sleep apnea can affect any person at any age there are higher risk people of getting sleep apnea that includes:
Overweight, Snorers, High Blood Pressure, Large Neck Size Over 17 Inches, Males, Large Tongue or Tonsils and Over 40 Years of Age and Older
Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance to Treat Sleep Apnea
If you were told or put on a CPAP machine by your doctor and want to get rid of using a CPAP or can’t sleep with a CPAP mask on at night, we have a dental oral appliance solution that may be right for you! Our state-of-the-art dental oral appliances are a proven sleep apnea treatment that allows for more comfortable nights of sleep without the hassle of a CPAP. If you want to get off that CPAP call today! Dr. Krull will do an evaluation to see what sleep apnea solution is right for you.