GERD and sleep apnea

Understanding the Connection: GERD, characterized by stomach acid flowing back into the esophagus, can lead to loud snoring, poor daytime functioning, and sleep disturbances. These symptoms can exacerbate sleep apnea, making it essential to manage both conditions concurrently.

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Will treating GERD fix sleep apnea?

Managing these conditions together is crucial to break this cycle. By addressing both GERD and sleep apnea concurrently, patients can experience improved sleep quality, better daytime functioning, and a significant boost in overall well-being. It’s essential to seek comprehensive care that addresses this interconnected relationship to achieve optimal results.

How does GERD relate to sleep apnea?

GERD, “Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease,” and sleep apnea share a complex relationship that often leads to a cycle of worsening symptoms. When stomach acid flows back into the esophagus due to GERD, it can cause irritation and inflammation. This discomfort can result in loud snoring and poor daytime functioning, as the discomfort disrupts restful sleep.

The connection between GERD and sleep apnea is bidirectional. On one hand, GERD can exacerbate sleep apnea by triggering episodes of choking and gasping, thus intensifying sleep disturbances. Conversely, sleep apnea can also contribute to GERD by causing negative pressure changes in the chest and abdomen, which can promote acid reflux.

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Our Comprehensive Approach

We set ourselves apart by offering comprehensive sleep studies to diagnose the baseline of obstructive sleep apnea. We also work with insurance providers to ease the financial burden and conduct validation sleep studies to ensure effective control of sleep apnea.

Unique appliances

Our oral appliances are not only sturdy but also exceptionally comfortable and low-profile, enhancing your sleep experience.

Swift recovery and lasting results

With us, there’s no downtime. Our sleep apnea treatment is typically completed within just 12 weeks. 

Patient-centered education

We believe in patient education, helping you understand how sleep apnea impacts your health span. Our approach involves discussing various treatment options and fabricating oral appliances if that aligns with your chosen therapy.

We deliver exceptional care and results. 

What can you expect in terms of results? Our patients often report substantial improvements in mood, energy levels, and sleep quality. Many rediscover the joy of dreaming, take fewer daytime naps, and experience an overall enhancement in their quality of life. Our treatments won’t alter your bite, and we provide comprehensive aftercare instructions and guidance to manage any tooth movement for superior results.

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Treatment for Sleep Apnea 

  • NightLase laser therapy: A painless laser treatment that helps you breathe better at night.
  • Lingual frenectomy: Fix tongue problems easily to improve your sleep.
  • Nasal breathing enhancement: Breathe comfortably during sleep with our help.
  • Oral appliances: Get a comfortable, quiet solution to sleep apnea without surgery. 
  • CPAP therapy: Some patients may require this machine to keep the airways open.

Why choose us for your sleep apnea treatment?

Choosing us for your GERD and sleep apnea treatment means selecting a team of dedicated professionals committed to improving your sleep quality, health span, and overall quality of life. We prioritize patient education, a comprehensive approach, and innovative treatments to ensure you receive the best care possible. We demystify sleep apnea and its treatments, providing straightforward treatments that work.

We’re here to guide you toward real-world relief and a remarkable enhancement in your quality of life. We’re dedicated to helping you discover the comfort and well-being you deserve. You might not yet realize how profoundly your life is about to improve, but our clients soon experience a remarkable transformation in their health and overall happiness.

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