What is Sleep Apnea?

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Snoring | 0 comments

Statistics show that while almost half of adults snore, one in five is affected by sleep apnea. But it often remains a poorly-understood ailment, whose causes, risks, and treatment options may not be obvious, even to people who suffer from it. Sleep Apnea and Its Causes Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder in which a person’s breathing is marked by abnormal pauses or abnormally low or “shallow” breathing. The most common type, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (or OSA), happens when a person’s airflow is physically blocked by the...

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Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

While snoring may not seem like a serious matter unless it’s keeping a partner awake, snoring and its cousin, sleep apnea, can be a serious, even life-threatening disease. A disease that affects the way you breathe during sleep, sleep apnea can interrupt or even stop breathing several times a night — up to hundreds, in some cases. Here are some of the ways in which sleep apnea can cause dangers to your health and well-being. Accidents Some of the most immediate health risks of sleep apnea come from the lack of proper, restorative...

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Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Sleep Center nationally recognized for exceptional service, customized treatments for sleep disorders    (Fresno, CA – July 1, 2013) The Central California Sleep Center, a leader in the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring, received national recognition for its achievements in the oral sleep appliance industry. For the third straight year the Sleep Center was honored, this year with the Sapphire Award for Exemplary Service and Production, the highest award sponsored by SomnoMed Corporation. Industry experts at SomnoMed – a leading sleep...

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Who’s Affected by Snoring?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Snoring | 0 comments

Do you snore? If you sleep with a partner, you’ve probably been told. But if you live alone, you may snore and never know it. Snoring isn’t limited to just one segment of the population. Men and women of all ages and ethnicities are prone to snoring. To help you better understand these numbers, Central California Sleep Center in Fresno has compiled a list of snoring-related statistics*: • Approximately 30 percent of all adults age 30 and over are regular snorers. That number increases to 40 percent for people over 40. • Women who...

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11 Ways to Stop Snoring

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many people snore occasionally. To some, it’s just a minor nuisance. But loud, frequent snoring can severely affect both the amount of sleep you get and the quality of sleep you experience. If you go through the day tired, lethargic, and unable to concentrate, nighttime snoring may be the culprit. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take to help curb snoring. Central California Sleep Center of Fresno offers these 11 tips to help you stop snoring—improving your health, your productivity, your relationships, and your sleep. Sleep on a...

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One Simple Sleep Test. A Lifetime of Better Sleep.

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Snoring | 0 comments

Tired of being tired? If you’re a habitual snorer who wakes up feeling drowsy, irritable, and unable to concentrate, you may be suffering from a serious health condition known as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. A simple sleep test will help us diagnose your sleep apnea. This common, yet massively under-diagnosed problem affects roughly 18 million Americans. Along with severely affecting your ability to function on a daily basis, untreated OSA has been linked to serious health problems such as obesity, heart attack, stroke, asthma,...

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5 Most Common Causes of Snoring

Posted by on Dec 28, 2011 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

The Five Most Common Causes of Snoring   Snoring. Many of us do it, whether we know it or not. In fact, studies show that about 45 percent of all adults snore on occasion, and 25 percent snore habitually. Ever wonder why? There are a multitude of reasons why many of us “saw logs” in our sleep, and Central California Sleep Center in Fresno has put together a list of the five most common causes of snoring. 1.      Mouth Anatomy Many people snore as a result of their physical makeup. People with a long soft palate or uvula (the...

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What is Snoring?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011 in Snoring | 0 comments

What is Snoring? Talk about a rude awakening. You’re enjoying a good night’s sleep when suddenly you’re jarred awake by the intolerable sounds of snoring. But snoring can be much more than just a mild annoyance; it could be a symptom of a serious medical condition called obstructive sleep apnea. In order to help you or a loved one with this condition, it’s important to understand what it is and what causes it. With this in mind, Central California Sleep Center in Fresno has put together a series of educational articles to help...

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Sleep Apnea Dentist in Fresno

Posted by on Sep 30, 2011 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Dr. Weldon Schapansky is Fresno’s premier Sleep Apnea Dentist with over 30 years experience in dentistry. You can visit the Central California Sleep Center in Fresno to find help for Sleep Apnea, Snoring and other sleep related disorders. Dr. Schpansky specializes in Oral Appliance Therapy in helping treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring. Call 559-57-SNORE today to make an appointment to help you get Better Sleep for a Better...

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