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Snoring Problem? Sleep Apnea Might Be More Serious Than You Thought

Monday, June 21, 2010

When you were a kid, sleepovers often became a relative study of adult behavior as observed by you and several buddies who had decided to be join up for a luxurious night of sleep on the shag carpet in the living room. 

Inevitably, you would become at first fascinated, and eventually hysterical about the incessant snoring coming from the folks in the bedroom above.

As it turns out, however, snoring isn’t necessarily a laughing matter. In fact, in many cases, snoring can be symptomatic of a potentially serious health condition known as “sleep apnea”.

While sleep apnea is more common in men than women, and more in adults than children, we are all potentially susceptible to the condition, which could cause a myriad of health problems such as:

  • Weight Gain

  • Muscle Pain

  • Memory Loss

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Cardiovascular Disease

The good news is that sleep apnea is easily treatable. While some doctors hope to bring into your bedroom a plethora of loud, invasive machinery complete with monitors, suction

devices and scanners, if you’d rather not feel like a lab rat while you sleep, Dr. Courey has much more reasonable and highly effective method against sleep apnea.

With a simple mouth piece designed specifically to fit you, Dr. Courey can significantly reduce your risk of experiencing the potentially dangerous side effects of snoring and sleep apnea.

While your snoring might still make the kids giggle from time to time, it truly is not a laughing matter. Find out more about sleep apnea, or set up a consultation with Dr. Courey today.

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