Snoring in Coon Rapids & Minneapolis, MN
Does your snoring keep your loved ones up at night? Snoring can often be a sign of a serious medical condition known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea involves the tongue and soft tissues of the mouth falling onto the back of the throat, which can obstruct the airway and make it difficult to breathe.
Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea Harmful?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea can be harmful and has been shown to be associated with a number of health problems. These problems include high blood pressure, depression, headaches, stroke, and more. If you snore and worry that you may suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, visit Dr. El Deeb today for an exam.
How Can I Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring?
Modern technology has given Dr. El Deeb a number of options when it comes to treating snoring and sleep apnea. A CPAP machine can help by applying positive air pressure through the nose, and oral appliances similar to a sports mouth guard can help keep the airway from becoming obstructive. Often your doctor can treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea with these options or with oral surgery.
To see if Northside Minnesota Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons can help treat your snoring in Coon Rapids & Minneapolis, schedule an appointment today!