Can a Mouthguard Help With Sleep Apnea?

Do you or a loved one suffer from sleep apnea and hesitate to use a CPAP machine because you aren’t getting quality sleep? A recent article in Sleep Review states that you are not alone. Sleep apnea is a serious condition that occurs when the upper airway becomes blocked during sleep, reducing or stopping your breathing throughout the night. Signs of sleep apnea include excessive snoring, daytime sleepiness, unexplained moodiness, nighttime mouth breathing, and dry mouth. There are a number of treatments available to assist with this condition. The article explains one alternative to the popular CPAP machine that is usually recommended.