BCOH Blog, Its just Snoring Right?

Just Snoring?

It’s Just Snoring!” Right? “I first got diagnosed with sleep apnea/snoring in 2008 and have been dealing with it ever since. I have tried online quick fixes, CPAP machines and surgery, but nothing has worked to effectively get rid of my snoring completely until now. I went to see my dentist and he explained to

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Breathing Isn’t Just for Nighttime

UARS Edxplained Mary just gave birth to a baby girl, her first child. She had some minor sleep issues during her pregnancy, but the baby, Caroline, was perfect. Of course, babies take a lot of work and Mary insisted on breastfeeding too. She was always on call for Caroline, so it wasn’t unusual for Mary

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BCOH Blog Sleep Apnea may cause Depression

Sleep Apnea could be Causing Depression and High Blood Pressure

Sleep Apnea AND MORE TROUBLE? Depression, High Blood Pressure, Obesity and Liver Disease​ Pictured here is Francis Grose (1731-1791). He was an English antique collector/dealer and gifted storyteller. His friend, Rev James Douglas, drew this portrait depicting Grose as a thick-necked man asleep with his mouth partially open. If you close your eyes, you can

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A little girl with Asthma

Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Asthma

Asthma Asthma is a condition where your lungs react to things that normally shouldn’t affect you, making it difficult to breathe. As we’ve discussed, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when your muscles relax and the soft tissues in your mouth, throat and nose interrupt your breathing during sleep. OSA You might not see the relationship

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TMJ and Sleep

It is estimated that more than 10 million people in the United States suffer from TMJ problems and jaw pain related headaches. Most of those people spend years and thousands of dollars searching for answers. Some are prescribed one or more medications with significant side effects. Often, many are​ told that it’s a psychological problem,

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Acid Reflux, ADHD & Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children

Wait, There’s Even MORE! Sleep-disordered breathing can be expressed anywhere on the severity spectrum between “simple snoring” to the daddy-of-them-all OSA (obstructive sleep apnea). These conditions, and everything in between, are sleep-disordered breathing issues that affect your overall health. By this time you are seeing that sleep-disordered breathing creates chaos, not just in the infant,

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Are You At Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

Are You At Risk? If you were to imagine the typical person who is at risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) who would come to mind? You would be in good company if you first think of someone who is overweight, middle aged, male, and who snores like a banshee—perhaps this description even applies to

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Covid-19, Pandemics and Sleep Apnea

Ah yes, “COVID-19”, the “novel corona virus”! Just reading the name most likely evokes thoughts and emotional responses in your body, which are then followed by a string of hormonal reactions that are likely inducing a decrease of your immunity as we speak. You don’t even have to be infected by the virus to be

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Signs of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Signs of Sleep-Disordered Breathing In Adults and Children “Knowing is half the battle.” -GI Joe The goal of this blog post is to give you some tools so you can help yourself and your loved ones seek proper evaluation and treatment. The signs and symptoms of sleep apnea are like stars in a constellation. Once

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Dental Care Boston

If you care about your health it begins with your dental care This article aims to provide you with information on dental care and how it plays a crucial role in your overall health. Dental care is not something we always think about when we are young, but it becomes more and more important as

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CPAP Machine

What is a CPAP Machine? CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure. These machines help you breathe by sending a steady stream of air into your throat, keeping the airways open. A CPAP machine is a device that delivers carefully measured air pressure to your airways in order to keep your breathing under control. CPAP

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