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Sleep Apnea

Vitamin D Supplements Probably Won’t Help Sleep Apnea

If you’re looking for an easy alternative to CPAP for your sleep apnea, you may have come across the suggestion that vitamin D shortages are linked to sleep apnea and that you might be able to treat your sleep apnea by getting more vitamin D. With winter around the corner, shorter days and longer [...]

Why Internists Refer Patients to Us

The Michigan Center for TMJ and Sleep Wellness has earned a reputation as one of the leaders in dental sleep medicine in Michigan. This leads many doctors in the area to refer their patients to us, including sleep physicians and internists. There are many good reasons why internists and other doctors refer their patients [...]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Post-Stroke Depression

Stroke is one of the deadliest complications of sleep apnea. People with sleep apnea are more likely to experience a stroke, but the risks don’t actually end there. Actually, in some ways, the risks go up for people with sleep apnea after their first stroke. That’s because even if they survive their first stroke, [...]

A Picture Could Be Worth 1000 Words in Sleep Apnea Screening

One of the biggest problems with {{{{link id='50317' text='sleep apnea'}}}} is that it is so underdiagnosed. Perhaps 80% of people with the condition don’t know they have it.  If they  don’t know they have it, they can’t get it treated, and instead continue to suffer all the serious health effects of the condition. Often, they [...]