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 Poss Sleep Apnea and TMJ Solutions in Brentwood and Murfreesboro TN. The symptoms of sleep apnea were known before…

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…

A Common Condition

Sleep apnea is more common than your might think: it’s estimated that eighteen million Americans have the most common form. But surprisingly, only one of every five have been diagnosed and treated. It is one of our specialties at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. Most often, sleep apnea is the restul…

Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

Continuous Positive Air Pressure therapy, commonly called C-PAP, is the most common treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and it’s available at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most common form of the condition. The sleeper’s airway closes involuntarily, cutting off the supply of oxygen to the brain.…

Sleep Apnea: Dangers and Treatment

The most common type of sleep apnea is called Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), and its most common symptom is loud snoring. But it isn’t the only symptom. There is help available at Poss Sleep Apnea & TMJ Solutions in Brentwood TN. People with OSA stop breathing during the night. This can happen over and over,…