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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Learn how sleep apnea affects both children and adults. ADD/ADHD, bedwetting, mouth breathing and crowded teeth are symptoms in children. Adults don’t sleep well, are tired, have high blood pressure and experience more disease.

More About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep Disordered Breathing affects children and adults. In fact, adult sleep apnea has its beginnings in childhood with mouth breathing, malformed jaw formation and airway constrictions.

Signs and symptoms in children include: mouth breathing, hyperactivity (ADD/ADHD), bedwetting, chronic allergies/infections, headaches, school problems and crooked teeth.

Signs and symptoms in adults include: snoring, daytime tiredness and cognitive decline. Health consequences in adults include high blood pressure, strokes, heart attacks, weight gain, and traffic accidents.

Mouth Body Connection

Obstructive Sleep Apena Causes

Childhood

Mouth Breathing

Teeth Grinding

ADD/ADHD

Bed-wetting

Allergies & Infections

Headaches

Crowded Teeth

Adult

Daytime Tiredness

Fall Asleep Easily

High Blood Pressure

Weight Gain

Heart Disease

Hate CPAP

Adults:

Do you or your spouse snore? Do you hate your CPAP? Sleep apnea is a serious problem. It causes many health problems like fatigue, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and weight gain. If you hate your CPAP, or prefer otherwise, oral appliances are a welcome alternative that can literally save your life and give you a good night’s sleep.

Parents:

Childhood sleep problems are linked with crowded teeth, mal-positioned jaws, and behavioral challenges that looks like ADD/ADHD. Symptoms such as mouth breathing, crowded teeth, bedwetting, snoring and tongue thrust can point to serious underlying health issues and the welcome need for treatment for struggling children.

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