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Sleep Apnea

Snoring Is No Joke...

Almost half of adults snore. And the problem is worse with overweight persons.
Snoring occurs when there is a partial obstruction to the free flow of air through the mouth and nose. The sound occurs when loose structures in the throat, like the uvula and soft palate, vibrate as air passes over them. Snoring can get worse when the muscles in the back of the throat are too relaxed either from drugs that induce sleep or alcohol consumption. Snoring can also be caused by a large uvula and soft palate, nasal congestion, a deviated septum or other obstructions in the nasal and pharyngeal airways. In children, large tonsils and adenoids can be the cause of snoring. Pregnant women snore because of a narrowing of the airway and increased weight.

Patty Coddington - Tallahassee, FL

Sleep Apnea Appliance Testimonial

“I have used the Somnomed Oral Appliance for one year. It has improved my quality of sleep tremendously. My poor sleep due to sleep apnea and snoring has improved greatly. I actually spend less time in bed, and wake up more rested with improved quality of sleep. This appliance is comfortable and easy to get used to.”


- C.S.F