Did You Know…there is a simple, non-surgical solution to treat sleep apnea and the many serious risks and health problems that go along with it?
“Apnea” is a Greek word that means “without breath”. Those with sleep apnea literally stop breathing during their sleep, up to 100 times each night, and for as long as 1 minute each time. The most common form of the condition—obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)—is typically caused by a collapse of the soft tissues at the back of the throat.
The most recent data from the National Institutes of Health states that more than 12 million Americans suffer from dangerous sleep apnea. The top 3 risk factors for having sleep apnea are being male, overweight, and over 40 years old. However, even children can have this disorder.
The primary symptoms of sleep apnea are snoring and high blood pressure. But unfortunately, the majority of those who suffer from the ailment are undiagnosed and untreated.
This neglect can result in a multitude of serious and even life-threatening consequences, such as:
• Behavioral changes
• Loss of energy
• Depression and mood swings
• Heart attacks
Do You Secretly Suffer from Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is exceedingly difficult to diagnose, but there are some important patterns that signal its presence. For instance, those with the affliction are generally sleep deprived. That’s not surprising since their irregular breathing may awaken them 10 to 100 times each night. They may even wake up choking or gasping for air.
Often, however, they are completely unaware of this unconscious biological response to a state of oxygen deprivation.
Whatever sleep time apnea sufferers do manage to get will typically be fragmented and of poor quality. Therefore, job impairment and motor vehicle accidents are not uncommon side effects of this disorder.
Other medical consequences can directly result from sleep apnea even though they seem totally unrelated, including fibromyalgia…chronic fatigue syndrome…and even multiple sclerosis, that’s why its so important to treat sleep apnea.
The reason these serious conditions can stem from sleep apnea is due to the severe toll taken on the body when it’s robbed of essential needs like sleep and oxygen. No wonder its ability to maintain a healthy state becomes so compromised!
A Revolutionary Appliance That Not Only Eliminates Sleep Apnea—but Also Treats Depression, Memory Loss, and Even Alzheimer’s
Dr. Farrand Robson, D.D.S., of Tacoma, Washington, designed an oral appliance that effectively eliminates all symptoms and treats sleep apnea. His specially engineered splint pulls the lower jaw forward, which normalizes the wearer’s oxygen intake and causes symptoms to rapidly disappear.
Use of Dr. Robson’s splint has resulted in some amazing remissions of sleep apnea. It has also successfully resolved many other conditions that wouldn’t typically be thought of as caused by this disorder.
One especially compelling case is that of Dr. Richard Coe. In 1999, Dr. Coe was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease by 2 experts from the Veterans Affairs hospital as well as by 3 private doctors. By December of 2003, he had all but given up on life.
Luckily for Dr. Coe, his astute wife noticed he had significant snoring during the night. She speculated that his snoring might be indicative of sleep apnea.
By chance, she was already a patient of Dr. Robson and was familiar with his splint. She suggested her husband visit him to see if his symptoms could be relieved. Dr. Coe was skeptical. But in early 2004 he agreed to visit Dr. Robson because it meant so much to his wife.
The results of the splint were immediate and dramatic. “The following day, I felt extremely good,” he says. “My wife said I was brighter and not moping around like I had a black cloud over my head. I slept through the night for the first time in years. And my memory was returning.”
By July of 2004, Dr. Coe’s condition had improved to the extent that he was able to return to full-time work as a family physician. “My memory and energy are as good as ever,” he reports. Even his long-term depression lessened.
Dr. Robson believes there’s a clear reason why the splint can remedy ailments seemingly unrelated to sleep apnea—like Dr. Coe’s memory problems and depression. According to Dr. Robson, those ailments arise from the body’s lack of oxygen, and from the body’s struggle to maintain adequate oxygen supply.
How to Find a Health Practitioner Who Uses the Splint
If you or a loved one is experiencing the 2 mains symptoms of sleep apnea—hypertension and snoring—or you suspect that any other ailments you have may be related to sleep apnea, call Dr. Robson’s office for a referral to a health practitioner near you, who uses the splint to treat sleep apnea.