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Dr. Tom Machnowski

Dr. Tom Machnowski

The Different Benefits of Sleep Apnea Treatment – Getting a Better Night’s Rest

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If you have been a long-time sufferer of sleep apnea and have disturbed your partner with your snoring and gasping throughout the night, sleep apnea treatment can benefit your life tremendously. First, you will need to obtain an official diagnosis of sleep apnea from your physician. Once you do, you can visit Machnowski, DDS in Woodridge, IL for our different sleep apnea treatments. We will figure out what is causing the obstruction in your airway and come up with the correct solution for treating your sleep apnea. Discover the different benefits of sleep apnea treatment and how your overall health will improve and then give our dentist a call to find your own treatment plan.

Sleep Better with Sleep Apnea Treatment

One of the top benefits of sleep apnea treatment is getting a better night of sleep. If you have ever been sleep-deprived in your life, you will know about the draining effects it takes on your brain and body. When you don’t sleep well, you will feel foggy in your brain, moody, irritable, tired all day and might even fall asleep behind the wheel. Without treatment, lack of sleep over time can even cause mental disorders. Once you seek sleep apnea treatment, either by fixing your bite or by using one of our oral devices like a CPAP machine, you will find that you are waking up feeling more rested. This will give you more energy throughout the day, allow you to think clearer, and you will even feel happier as a person.

Reduce Risk of Serious Health Problems

With sleep apnea also comes the increased risk of certain health problems. When your brain doesn’t receive the oxygen it needs throughout the night, your risk for heart disease, stroke, cardiac arrest, heart attacks and high blood pressure increases a lot. Without sleep apnea treatment, these problems can be life-threatening. When you undergo sleep apnea treatment, your brain begins to receive the proper amount of oxygen throughout the night. This means your heart doesn’t have to work as hard to keep your body alive and thus reduce your risk for these serious health problems. If these aren’t reason enough to seek treatment, we aren’t sure what is. Our Woodridge dentist is happy to find the right sleep apnea treatment for you to improve your health.

Natural Treatments – Improve Health More!

Not only will we provide you with a treatment for your sleep apnea, but we will recommend some life changes that might also treat your sleep apnea and improve your health. Sleep apnea is more likely in patients who are overweight or obese, so our first suggestion is to lose weight so that you’re at a healthy weight. This benefits your health is so many ways! This will reduce your risk for heart problems, type 2 diabetes and may even cure your sleep apnea. We also suggest that patients sleep on their side to open the airway and avoid consuming alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers that will interrupt sleep. These are just some of the few changes you can make in your life to treat your sleep apnea and to improve your health.

Find Sleep Apnea Treatment in Woodridge Today

If you have recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea and you are ready to improve your night of sleep as well as your overall health, it’s time to give Machnowski, DDS a call today to schedule a consultation with our Woodridge dentist. Call us or fill out our online form and we will squeeze you in for a visit!