Why Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a surprisingly common condition, affecting upwards of thirty million people in the United States alone. It’s a serious condition that we can treat at Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. People often wonder why they’ve developed sleep apnea. There is no known cause, but we do know that…

Sleep Apnea and Gender

Sleep apnea is a very common disorder, and anyone can get it. But it’s far more common in men than women. If you or someone close to you is coping with sleep apnea, call us at Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. The most common type of the condition is obstructive…

Sleep Apnea, Then and Now

Sleep apnea is a serious condition affecting millions of Americans, but it wasn’t mentioned in any medical literature until 1965. We’ve come a long way since then, and sleep apnea is one of our specialties at Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. The symptoms of sleep apnea were known before it…

Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea: A Significant Health Issue

More and more, health experts are recognizing the threat posed by sleep apnea, a condition associated with potentially life-threatening issues. Fortunately there is effective treatment available at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. As many as twenty-two million Americans have sleep apnea. But remarkably, about eighty percent of them are…

Sleep Apnea and Oral Appliances

A device called Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is the most commonly-prescribed treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). But a lot of people find it more trouble than it’s worth, and stop using it. At Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN we have a lot of success treating OSA with…

Can’t Stand CPAP?

Some twenty-two million Americans cope with a disorder called sleep apnea, a condition in which breathing is distrupted repeatedly during sleep. It’s a serious condition, but treatable at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. There are several forms of sleep apnea. The most common, by far, is called obstructive sleep apnea, or…

Sleep Apnea and Oral Appliance Therapy

CPAP machines have for years been considered the best treatment for people diagnosed with sleep apnea. But oral appliance therapy has come a long way. They are one of the available treatments at Poss Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. CPAP machines are still in use, and many people with sleep apnea swear…

Sleep Study: What To Expect

Millions of Americans cope with the effects of sleep apnea, which can range from excessive daytime sleepiness to serious health threats. Fortunately it can be treated at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN, but the first step is a diagnosis. If you’ve spoken to your physician about sleep concerns, he or she…