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How Does Botox Affect Sleep Apnea?

How Does Botox Affect Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. While various treatments are available for sleep apnea, some studies suggest that botox injections may be an effective treatment option. Here’s what you need to know.  What is...
How Are Osa and Chemo Related?

How Are Osa and Chemo Related?

Chemotherapy (chemo) is a standard treatment for cancer that, while it can be an effective treatment, can also have various side effects, including fatigue, nausea, and hair loss. One potential side effect that is not as well known is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a...
How Does OSA Affect Surgery?

How Does OSA Affect Surgery?

What is Sleep Apnea? First, here’s a recap: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is “when your throat muscles repeatedly relax and block airways during sleep. When the soft tissues in your throat, such as your tongue and soft palate, temporarily relax, your...
How Does an Expander Affect OSA?

How Does an Expander Affect OSA?

There is mounting evidence that orthodontic expanders can effectively treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), particularly in children. Here’s the connection between the orthodontic treatment and OSA, including the mechanisms by which it alleviates symptoms, the...
How Could Bone Density Affect Sleep Apnea?

How Could Bone Density Affect Sleep Apnea?

An emerging body of research explores the effects of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its relationship to low bone-mineral density. Here are the current findings and who is most at risk.  Low Bone Density Correlation While the link between obstructive sleep...