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Signs Of Sleep Apnea


Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans. It causes pauses in breathing while a person sleeps. It affects all age groups, including children. Sleep apnea is not like any other sleep disorder. If left undetected and untreated, it can cause serious health Read more

Chronic Sinusitis: New procedure available


Intense pressure, pain, congestion and headaches. These are typical symptoms of a condition more than 700,000 Washingtonians are living with called chronic sinusitis. Now a new, minimally-invasive treatment is providing desperately sought relief to patients without any surgery. Paula Davis has suffered from chronic sinus infections for years. She feels it Read more

Options to rule out obstructive sleep apnea


In any patient with severe snoring, there is a possibility of having obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a potentially life threatening condition caused by a complete collapse of your airway when getting into deep sleep. This can be mild, moderate or severe. Patients with mild Read more

Signs Of Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans. It causes pauses in breathing while a person sleeps. It affects all age groups, including children.

Sleep apnea is not like any other sleep disorder. If left undetected and untreated, it can cause serious health problems, such as high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, or heart issues.

Hence, the earlier it is diagnosed, the better. That being said, unfortunately, it often goes undiagnosed. No blood test can Read more […]


Options to rule out obstructive sleep apnea

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In any patient with severe snoring, there is a possibility of having obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a potentially life threatening condition caused by a complete collapse of your airway when getting into deep sleep. This can be mild, moderate or severe. Patients with mild or sometimes moderate apnea can be excellent patients for surgical procedures to stop snoring whereas moderate to severe apnea may be treated best with a CPAP machine (a device that pushes air into you nose or mouth during Read more […]


Snoring and Sleep Apnea

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Snoring is a very common problem. At least 45% of normal adults snore occasionally and 25% snore every night. It is more common in males and persons who are overweight. Snoring also tends to worsen with age.

Most people are unaware that they snore; it is often brought to their attention by a sleepless bed partner. Many couples have been sleeping separately for years so that at least one of them can get a full night’s sleep. Besides loneliness, a poor night’s sleep can lead to decreased job performance Read more […]


Pillar Procedure for Snoring

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A simple option to treat snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

Snoring. There’s nothing good about it. Chronic snoring disrupts sleep patterns and prevents a good night’s rest.  It damages relationships.  Snoring often is a factor in a more serious condition called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which has been linked to health issues such as high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and heart disease.

Everyone snores occasionally, but chronic snoring may have serious health Read more […]


Snoring

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Snoring is a very common problem. At least 45% of normal adults snore occasionally and 25% snore every night. It is more common in males and persons who are overweight. Snoring also tends to worsen with age.

Most people are unaware that they snore; it is often brought to their attention by a sleepless bed partner. Many couples have been sleeping separately for years so that at least one of them can get a full night’s sleep. Besides loneliness, a poor night’s sleep can lead to decreased job performance Read more […]


Cautery-Assisted Palatal Stiffening Operation (CAPSO)

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Our goal is to inform you of what you can expect before and after surgery and how to best care for yourself at home. We believe that having as much information as possible prior to surgery will help you feel confident before surgery as well as when you go home.

General Information for Patients

You will have pain at the roof of your mouth for 7 to 14 days after the operation. Your most severe pain will generally occur on postoperative days 3 through 5. Please refer to this handout for Read more […]


New Pillar Palatal Implant Procedure for Snoring

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A simple option to treat snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

Snoring. There’s nothing good about it. Chronic snoring disrupts sleep patterns and prevents a good night’s rest. It damages relationships. Snoring often is a factor in a more serious condition called obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which has been linked to health issues such as high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and heart disease.

Everyone snores occasionally, but chronic snoring may have serious health and relationship Read more […]



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