The Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea and Snoring

SEATTLE, March 14, 2011 – Myotronics, Inc. announces the immediate release of a new Sleep Apnea brochure for the dental office to educate patients on the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea as well as the dangers of not treating this condition. 

Patients often aren’t aware that their dental professional may be able to provide treatment for sleep apnea through new oral appliances.  This brochure aims to educate the patient on this topic as well as provide insight on various treatment options provided by the medical and dental community.

While just about everyone knows someone who snores, few understand that snoring can be an indication of a serious health problem.  Snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea, a stoppage of breathing during sleep.  Every apnea or ‘event’ of decreased oxygen intake, causes the brain to send a signal to rouse the body in an effort to resume breathing.  This results in a low quality of sleep, producing daytime fatigue, irritability, and a whole host of other maladies.  Gone untreated, sleep apnea may contribute to high blood pressure, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.

The topic of sleep apnea has created much buzz in the public as of late. It has been a frequently discussed on many health forums and media outlets. The full color pamphlet, complete with graphics to illustrate this important message, aims to addresses a whole host of questions surrounding this condition.

Myotronics, Inc. is a dental manufacturer and the pioneer and industry leader of neuromuscular dentistry.  Myotronics has long provided high quality patient education materials in the form of brochures and pamphlets on various topics related to health and dental issues.  For over 40 years, passion and a commitment to advancing the science of neuromuscular dentistry has been the company's central focus.  To learn more, please visit www.myotronics.com .

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