Sleep Apnea Patient Case Study: Charles* Patient is a 45 year old male who presented with chief concerns of extreme daytime tiredness, nighttime snoring, nasal obstruction and mouth only breathing which was affecting his daily life, career and relationships. He wanted to return to the energy he had in his 20’s and 30’s and exercise…Details
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TMJ Patient Case Study: Janet* A 25 year old female who presented with Chief complaints of Jaw Pain, Pain with Chewing, Limited Jaw Opening, Ear Pain, Headache and Teeth Grinding. Patient could not open past 25 mm, about half of normal and jaw joints would pop and click with an abnormal pattern of opening. She…Details
Patient is a 35 year old female who presented with vertigo, dizziness, difficulty swallowing, teeth wear and grinding, and not sleeping well. Her front teeth were constantly chipping and needing repairs, which would not last long. X-rays showed her lower jaw and bite to be positioned too far back, thus compressing her TMJ joints and…Details
Benefits of a Take-Home Sleep Study Sleep Apnea San Francisco What better way to visit your San Francisco sleep apnea expert Dr. Greg Larson than from the comfort of your own home? Home sleep testing (HST) makes just that possible, is convenient, comfortable, reliable, and ready and waiting for you. If you fear that you are…Details
Sleep Apnea Tied to Cancer Risk Sleep Apnea San Francisco You know your sleep apnea is uncomfortable and inconvenient, but did you know that it may be putting you at a higher risk for cancer? A condition of sleep apnea is the body’s deprivation of oxygen for brief but recurrent periods throughout the duration of…Details
Women and Sleep Apnea Surprise! It’s not just for men! Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted throughout sleep. The National Sleep Foundation has found that although men and women are equally as likely to suffer from sleep apnea, women are far less likely to be diagnosed with the…Details