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sleepingmangrayHave you recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea? If so, you know that this sleep disorder includes nightly sleep disruption, which occurs when your airways collapse. You will then wake up to breathe for just a moment before returning to sleep. If this was a once-a-night problem, you may not feel too concerned. However, the event can occur hundreds of times each night, which means your daily and long-term health may not remain in great shape. Instead, you have probably already noticed a steady decline in daily comfort and are likely not too shocked to find out that the repercussion may be quite far-reaching. To find out more about how sleep apnea treatment protects your health, we encourage you to think about the following and, of course, to schedule an appointment to begin treatment:

Daily Comfort

Your daily comfort is at risk when you suffer from sleep apnea. Fortunately, sleep apnea treatment can resolve the side effects common to sufferers of this sleep disorder. For instance, you are likely experiencing daily exhaustion because you wake up so often during the night. If you know anything about being extremely tired, you know that this problem can affect your mood in a negative manner. Attempting to concentrate on tasks – even simple ones – can become nearly impossible, which places strain on everything from your work life to your relationships. Seek treatment, so you can regain the daily quality of life you deserve.

Long-Term Health Protection

Unfortunately, exhaustion is not something you can just ignore. In addition to its ability to cause you a ton of frustration during your day-to-day life, you will find that sleep apnea can actually wreak havoc on your long-term health. First, exhaustion is a dangerous thing, preventing your body from its usual nightly rest and regeneration time. Over time, your body may respond with liver function problems. You may also find that you deal with heart health problems and even high blood pressure. The sooner you seek sleep apnea treatment, the greater your ability to look forward to a lasting clean bill of health.


At Rodem Tree Dental, you and your family can expect to receive the latest in quality dental care. Dr. Ellen Nam and our team want to help you improve the health and beauty of your smile. To schedule an appointment, call our office at 972-475-2321. We proudly service patients in Rowlett, Rockwall, Garland, Wylie, and Sachse.