October 23, 2017

Muscle, Not Brain May be Key in Treating Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders have eluded scientists for decades. However, as technology advances, so does our understanding of these dangerous conditions. A deeper understanding of what causes sleep disorders allows us to treat them more effectively. Mark Levy DDS has been helping patients fight the good fight for years when it comes to sleep disorders. He and his staff are expertly trained […]
October 11, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Children may be Detectible by Monitoring Oxygen Levels

Sleep apnea in children is a terrifying fear for any parent. This is especially true for parents of children who snore excessively, a telltale sign of the dangerous sleep disorder. Thankfully, there may be a new, easy way to detect sleep apnea in children. Mark Levy DDS and his staff are constantly on the lookout for new technology regarding the […]
September 30, 2017

Is a Dietary Supplement for Sleep Apnea on the Horizon?

A dietary supplement for sleep apnea shows promise for treating sleeping disorders during research. However, we still don’t know how the supplement affects people suffering from the long term consequences of the disorder. Mark Levy DDS is an advocate for the treatment of sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, commonly known as OSA. He and his staff stay on […]
September 28, 2017

Sleep Apnea Treatment Saves the Lives of Sleep Disorder Patients

Sleep apnea treatment is vital for both the short term and long term health of individuals suffering from this dangerous sleeping disorder. Without treatment you’re essentially gambling with your life. This dangerous disorder has significant health risks all apnea patients should be aware of. Mark Levy DDS is constantly fighting to bring awareness and treatment to individuals battling sleeping disorders. […]
September 15, 2017

How common is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and what are the Treatment Options?

OSA, or obstructive sleep apnea, is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of individuals across the country. But exactly how common is this potentially deadly disease and who’s at risk of developing it? Mark Levy DDS regularly works with OSA patients in an effort to provide them the highest quality of treatment for their unique situation. When this disorder […]
September 8, 2017

Mixed Sleep Apnea Information and Treatment Options

Mixed sleep apnea is a dangerous combination of both obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea (CSA). This means that individuals suffering from this disorder have the simultaneous challenge of both upper airway obstruction as well as control related fluctuations in breathing. When left untreated, this combination can be lethal. It’s important to seek out diagnosis and treatment as […]
September 1, 2017

Fitbit Develops a Device to Help Track Sleep Disorders

It can be difficult to track sleep disorders at home. However, Fitbit , a leader in wearable detection devices now has their eyes set on creating a device for this exact purpose. As the craze of monitoring your fitness habits starts to wane, this change in direction could benefit millions. Mark Levy DDS and his team have been treating sleep […]
August 30, 2017

Diabetes and Sleep Apnea May be More Closely Related than We Thought

Diabetes and sleep apnea are more closely related than we previously suspected. This is especially true with untreated obstructive sleep apnea, also known as OSA. This sleep disorder causes a person to stop breathing several times each hour throughout the night. As you can imagine, the constant interruption of the steady flow of oxygen your body needs can have a devastating […]
August 23, 2017

Sleep Issues are connected to High Blood Pressure

Sleep issues have a devastating impact on both the mind and body. This is especially true with sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. Scientists and doctors continue to do research on the shocking effects of OSA and similar sleep disorders. Each study provides us with more information, and none of it is good. Mark Levy DDS is […]
August 18, 2017

Snoring can be a Warning Sign for a Dangerous Sleep Disorder

Snoring is something that many of us don’t spend much time thinking about. In fact, the only time we actually spend time analyzing snores is when our partner is keeping us awake at night. However, behind the snore lurks a danger that many people are unaware of. A common, not so silent killer, obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, plagues many […]
August 15, 2017

Sleep Apnea Deaths Claim the Lives of Thousands Every Year

Sleep apnea deaths are devastating, but far more common than many people realize. In fact, sleep apnea has played a role in the death of several prominent figures such as the iconic Carrie Fisher. Around 25 million Americans are diagnosed with some form of sleep apnea. This sleeping disorder is devastating for both the mind and body. The real danger […]
August 9, 2017

Sleep Disorders may be an Early Warning for Parkinson’s Disease

Sleep disorders are being tied to an increasing number of conditions. Studies show a connection between disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with heart disease, hypertension, obesity, and a number of other conditions. We’re now seeing links between many of these disorders and other conditions that develop later in life. Mark Levy DDS is trained in the treatment of […]
August 4, 2017

Detect Sleep Disorders such as Sleep Apnea with a Wearable Patch

It can be difficult to detect sleep disorders because most people don’t realize that their daytime symptoms are caused by a sleeping disorder. Even if they do suspect that they may have a sleep disorder, they’re often reluctant to speak with their doctor about getting diagnosed. We find that this reluctance is mostly driven by the fear of the unknown. […]
July 19, 2017

Untreated Sleep Apnea can Lead to Other Health Problems

Untreated sleep apnea is extremely dangerous for several reasons. Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a treatable sleeping disorder. However, thousands of people go undiagnosed, untreated, or are non-compliant with their treatment plan. Mark Levy DDS wants to help spread awareness about OSA in order to ensure people are getting the care that they need. He’s made it a lifelong […]
July 12, 2017

The Discovery, Evolution, and History of Sleep Apnea

The history of sleep apnea is actually quite interesting. The diagnosis and treatment of the condition has evolved exponentially in recent decades. We continue to learn more and more about this dangerous sleeping condition with every study. The truth is, this disorder is so much more complicated than we could have ever imagined. Mark Levy DDS is passionate about treating […]
July 8, 2017

Stopping Sleep Disorders with the Use of Dental Appliances

Stopping sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is possible with proper diagnosis and treatment. One of the most important factors of stopping sleep disorders is understanding what causes them. When you understand your disorder completely then you are able to find and implement the most effective course of treatment. Mark Levy DDS is one of the foremost […]
June 21, 2017

Migraines and Cardiovascular Issues Could be the Result of Your Bite

Migraines and cardiovascular issues plague millions of Americans. Often times, doctors aren’t able to give a clear cause for these problems. However, new studies from 2016 are providing new insight to the cause of migraines and cardiovascular issues. The Link between Migraines and Cardiovascular Issues Dentists like Mark Levy DDS find that many patients suffer from migraines caused by malocclusion. This […]
June 14, 2017

Sleep Evaluation and STOP BANG Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep evaluation helps your doctor determine what problems you may have while you’re asleep. Sleeping disorders affect millions of Americans and many cases go undiagnosed. Sleeping disorders have a negative effect on your life if not properly treated. They can result in dangerous health problems such as high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, and even death. If you have an […]
June 7, 2017

Sleep Studies are Powerful Tools for Diagnosing Sleep Disorders

Sleep studies are the best way to diagnose sleeping disorders in patients of any age. Over 50 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders. If left untreated, these sleep disorders can lead to depression, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and stroke. However, since many sleep disorders are only observable during sleep, they can be difficult to diagnose. Thankfully, sleep studies allow […]
May 31, 2017

Child Sleeping Problems and Tips to Improve Sleep

Child sleeping disorders are far more common than anyone realized. In fact, many common childhood problems can be attributed to your child sleeping poorly. Children and teens need quality sleep at night for their growing minds and bodies. It is recommended that your children sleep for at least nine hours each night. Any less than that and it could potentially […]