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What causes sleep apnea?

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  • What causes sleep apnea?

    There was a time when it was widely believed that sleep apnea was a condition that affected only overweight, aging individuals. While age and weight are certainly risk factors for the development of the condition, it has since become clear that the breathing disorder can be caused by a number of factors and that it […]

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    Have you heard of sour tongue?

    A change in your sense of taste could indicate an oral health issue If you have noticed a sour, bitter, or metallic taste in your mouth that you can’t seem to get rid of, it may be a sign of an underlying health issue. Although it is quite normal to experience an unpleasant taste from […]

  • Three common sleep myths debunked-blog-post-by-elite-dental-of-staten-island

    Three common sleep myths debunked

    Some of the most common myths about sleeping could actually be impacting your overall health. Do you think you can get by on just a few hours of sleep every night? Perhaps you think your snoring is a harmless habit? Read on to find out more about some of the most common misconceptions about sleep, […]

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    The importance of good quality sleep

    A new study has linked good amounts of sleep to lower risks for dementia and early death. There is nothing better than a good night’s rest, but there’s more to quality sleep than feeling good. Studies have revealed that optimal sleep actually lowers the risk of dementia and early death. Read on to find out […]

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    How to treat sleep apnea

    At Elite Dental of Staten Island, we collaborate with other health professionals to help manage sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious disorder, but fortunately, there are several ways it can be addressed and managed. In fact, at Elite Dental of Staten Island, we often collaborate with other medical professionals to come up with effective […]

  • The link between sleep apnea and brain activity

    Research shows that sleep apnea in children affects both brain activity and IQ. According to research, sleep apnea can lead to a number of issues, including brain cell damage, which lowers IQ and brain activity in children. If left untreated, the condition can actually injure areas of the brain that are responsible for processes like […]

  • Childhood sleep apnea goes largely undiagnosed

    Although around 15 percent of children suffer from sleep apnea, up to 90 percent of cases remain undiagnosed. According to new research that was recently published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, children are largely underdiagnosed when it comes to obstructive sleep apnea. In many cases, the symptoms of the disorder are incorrectly […]

  • The link between sleep apnea and cancer

    A recent study shows that women who suffer from severe sleep apnea may be at greater risk of cancer. Sleep apnea is a serious condition and can lead to a range of other health issues. Now, a study shows that there may be a connection between sleep apnea and cancer, particularly in women. Read on […]

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    Are you getting enough sleep?

    According to a new study, more and more people are having difficulty falling and staying asleep at night. If you struggle to sleep at night, it turns out that you are not alone. A new study performed at Iowa State University (ISU) in the United States found that adults in America who reported having trouble […]

  • Dental Care Best Practices Everyone Should Follow

    The older we get, the more responsibility we take on, especially when it comes to maintaining our health and taking care of our bodies. One of the most important aspects of our health that cannot be ignored is our teeth. Our teeth aren’t just about how we look, they are a big part of our […]