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Daytime Sleepiness and 7 Other Signs of Sleep Apnea

If you wake up feeling fatigued often, you’re not alone. A recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation showed that Americans feel sleepy an average of three days a week, with more than a quarter of people (28%) reporting that they feel sleepy five to seven days a week. Though general fatigue is a [...]

The Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Most of the health risks tied to hypertension, more casually known as high blood pressure, are serious. They include decreased libido or erectile dysfunction, lost vision due to glaucoma, decreased bone density, or depression or anxiety as a result of medications. Some of the medical problems that hypertension exposes you to do far worse [...]

Dr. Van Tassell Exposes the Truth about Sleep Apnea

In a recent interview on the Wellness Hour with Randy Alvarez, Wichita Falls, TX sleep dentist Dr. Dustin Van Tassell revealed critical truths about sleep apnea.  Symptoms of Sleep Apnea Dr. Van Tassell talked about one of the most common symptoms of sleep apnea: daytime sleepiness. [...]

Top Causes of Snoring

Most people have snored at some point in their life. However, sometimes snoring is an indicator of a {{{{link id='37' text='serious health condition like sleep apnea' target='_top' rel='noopener'}}}}. If you’re snoring on a nightly basis, you might need an effective snoring treatment. At StarImage Dentistry in Wichita Falls we can help you stop snoring for [...]

What to Expect From a Home Sleep Test

The first step to getting treated for sleep apnea is getting diagnosed. If you have yet to receive a diagnosis, our dentists at StarImage Dentistry will refer you to a sleep specialist, clinic or physician to administer a sleep test. Most patients prefer to take a home sleep test since they [...]

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