Help Us Eliminate Drowsy Driving

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015 in Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders | No Comments

Sleep Solutions of Southwest Florida supports the National Sleep Foundation to help eliminate drowsy driving.

 

At the National Sleep Foundation, we have always taken the lead on raising public awareness about drowsy driving, its effect on drivers and how it can be avoided.

This year, with the support of our members, communities and Congress we can come together to decrease the instance of drowsy driving and make America’s roads safe.

Public Awareness

Join us in the effort to eliminate drowsy driving! Download the infographic  and share it with your friends and family. You can also share it directly on social media using the hashtag #Awake2Drive.

 

How Do Dental Appliances Help You Sleep and Feel Better?

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders | No Comments

A lot of people and a lot of dentists really don’t understand the severity of sleep apnea and what it it means to our bodies.  At Sleep Solutions of Southwest Florida we take our patient’s unique needs and tailor dental appliances to their specific needs. Call Dr. Thomas P. Hale’s office at Sleep Solutions of Southwest Florida (239-325-9872) for relief from these potentially deadly conditions.

“We really want our patients to succeed with their appliance therapy and it’s really important to their overall health.” – Dr. Thomas Hale, DDS

Poor sleep leads to widespread pain in elderly: Study

Posted by on Feb 15, 2014 in Sleep Disorders | No Comments

We know sleep is important, but what happens when you don’t get enough of it in your later years?

A new study published in the Arthritis & Rheumatology journal shows that nonrestorative sleep, the kind when you wake up feeling tired and worn out despite getting your usual amount, contributes to a higher risk of widespread pain in older adults.

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Undiagnosed and Untreated Sleeping Disorders

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Sleep Disorders | No Comments
It is estimated that 95% of the 70 million Americans that suffer from a sleep disorder go undiagnosed and untreated.