The Ultimate Guide to Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

What is a sleep-related breathing disorder?

In the world, 49.7% of men and 23.4% of women have a sleep-related breathing disorder (otherwise known as sleep disordered breathing). This illness has a major impact on health and wellness. 

A sleep-related breathing disorder is not a single condition but can be a multitude of disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, and upper airway resistance syndrome. All of these conditions are caused by an airway collapse and altered respiratory control mechanisms as well as a weak muscular response.

Reteaching your body to breathe correctly is the best way to combat sleep-disordered breathing. Through practice and therapy, you can retrain your body to breathe through your nose and be on your way to a better, more peaceful sleep. 

Ultimate Guide to Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Resources on Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Improper breathing can cause a plethora of other symptoms including things such as chronic headaches and migraines. Here is our ultimate guide to sleep-related breathing disorders so that you can identify signs and take action to breathe and sleep better.

What Is Sleep-Disordered Breathing (SDB)?

Sleep and breathing impacts not only fatigue, but your entire health. But what exactly is sleep-disordered breathing? Take a look at these resources to find out:

Signs and Symptoms of SDB

Sleep-related breathing disorders tend to show some common signs and symptoms. Here is what to look out for in yourself and your loved ones:

Tips and Treatments for Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Thankfully, there are many treatment options for sleep-related breathing disorders, including myofunctional therapy. Read these resources to learn more about how to combat SDB:

Breathing & The Airway

The way you breathe affects your overall health. Poor airway posture contributes to sleep issues, and vise versa. Here's everything you need to know about sleep-related breathing disorders and their connection to your airway:

Better breathing starts today.

We want you and your loved ones to live life at its fullest. If you're ready to start on the path to better breathing and better airway health, schedule a consultation with us!


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