The journey of pregnancy is beautiful and unique and millions of women worldwide experience the joy of pregnancy everyday. Feeling the baby move and watching your little one develop through a series of ultrasounds creates indescribable feelings of excitement and anticipation. That being said, the growing baby bump doesn’t always make the miracle of life… Read more »
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Approximately 10-20% of middle-aged Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Dr. Stewart is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and has extensive training in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. On this blog, we’ve covered the negative effects of sleep disorders, and you may already know that people with sleep apnea… Read more »
Sleep apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness not only lead to foggy days, but increase the risk of death for people 65 years and older. A recent study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania Health System showed the combination of the two disorders significantly increased the risk.
If you don’t sleep well, quality of life suffers. That’s just a fact. Studies show a startling link between overall health, state of mind, and quality of sleep. Health Ambition published an article this week that shares some of the negative results poor sleep. A sleep disorder or not getting enough sleep increases the risk… Read more »
Our knowledge in the field of dental sleep medicine is rapidly expanding as the need for oral appliance therapy greatly increases in our patients. I look forward to working with my medical colleagues and sharing with both them and our patients the latest that dentists can offer as part of our team approach to treating patients who have sleep related breathing disorders.
Whether or not you are diagnosed with a sleep disorder like sleep apnea, you can improve your ability to fall asleep with a few simple lifestyle changes. Many reputable sources, including the Mayo Clinic, recommend similar tips: Do not drink caffeine in the evening (coffee, sodas, tea, chocolate, etc.) Avoid nicotine and alcohol before bed… Read more »
If you’re not getting good sleep, you may be at risk for serious health problems. We know that proper sleep allows the body to repair and the mind to renew. We also know that heart attack, stroke, and depression occur frequently in people with sleep disorders. But there’s more! Research shows that sleep disorders might… Read more »
I am trying to learn all I can about sleep medicine. As part of my education the staff at St. Mary Mercy Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Center suggested that I have a sleep test of my own. What a great idea for me to experience what I suggest many of my patients have done! Prior to… Read more »
In addition to making you feel bad, obstructive sleep apnea contributes to increased risk for heart attack. To take care of your health and your quality of life, give me a call. My Livonia dental office is conveniently located for patients near Farmington, and I care for people of all ages. Schedule your sleep consultation today by calling my office at 734.425.4400. A good night’s sleep is just another reason to make you smile.