Apnea: Sleeping Without Breath

The word “apnea” is derived from Greek, and it literally means “without breath.” Sleep apnea, then, is a condition in which someone’s breathing stops involuntarily as they sleep. It is treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. Sleep apnea is more common than you may realize, affecting more than eighteen million…

Who Gets Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that, if left untreated, can lead to serious health issues. If you or a loved one is showing any of its symptoms, we can help at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. First, some definitions: People with sleep apnea experience interrupted breathing while they sleep. This…

Sleep Apnea: A Common Condition

Sleep apnea is more common than you might think: more than eighteen million adult Americans cope with it, according to the National Sleep Foundation. The good news, if you can call it that, is that the treatment available at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN can ease the symptoms. There are three…

CPAP: A Sleep Apnea Blessing

One of the most common treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea is the CPAP, which stands for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. It’s a device that does just what its name says: it blows a steady stream of air into its user’s airway through a mask. At Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN, the…