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Is snoring ruining your sleep?


Many of us know the feeling of having our sleep disrupted by someone else's snoring. It's so frustrating to watch your partner sleeping soundly while they're making so much noise! If you look at it from the perspective of the person snoring, it's not much fun for them either. They will often wake with a dry mouth, sore throat, and still tired after a full night's sleep. Snoring is often a sign of sleep apnoea, a dangerous condition that not only causes snoring, but can also lead to serious health problems, including cardiovascular disease.

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Snoring & Sleep Apnoea: A Dental Approach

Does your partner complain that you snore? Do you often feel tired during the day? You may have sleep apnoea or hypopnoea, which can be a serious health concern. In some cases, this can be treated by simply wearing a specially designed splint (mouthguard) during the night.

Sleep apnoea (cessation of breathing during sleep) can have a devastating effect on your health, work and relationships. If you have had problems with snoring and sleep apnoea for an extended period of your life, you will be well aware of how tired and irritable it can make you feel, not to mention the flow on problems relating to decreased ability to concentrate, increased ...

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