Alcohol And Sleep Apnea

Did you know that instead of helping you sleep, alcohol can make your sleep apnea symptoms worse and keep you from getting a good night’s rest? While you sleep, alcohol tends to increase pauses in your breathing and their duration, the exact opposite of what we are trying to achieve with sleep apnea therapy. Read […]

Sleep Problems in Children: The Importance of Early Treatment

A child’s mind is curious, active, and hungry for knowledge and adventure. All this energy needs to be channeled in a healthy, productive way to ensure optimum development of all their potential and abilities. Good rest is important for children to recharge so that they can get back in action every day. Studies show, however, […]

Diabetes And Sleep Apnea

Do you snore or wake up frequently during the night? Do you have diabetes? Did you know that they are connected? Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing is interrupted during sleep due to a physical block in the upper airway. The correlation between Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea is evidenced in […]

Treating Your Snoring

You feel sleepy during the day–at your desk, watching TV in the evening. Yet, you keep a regular bedtime and awaken each morning with the alarm clock. Your spouse says you snore. Are these circumstances connected? Dr. Brock Rondeau has helped scores of people in the London, ON, area and across North America with their […]

Signs Your Snoring May Not Be Benign

What your dentist in London, Ontario wants you to know. Occasional snoring is nothing to worry about, but if you wake up choking or gasping for breath, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can shorten your life. So how do you know if you have sleep apnea? There are […]

How Do Oral Appliances Help Prevent Sleep Apnea?

What your dentist in London, Ontario, wants you to know Sleep apnea can shorten your life, and unfortunately, it is also very common. 18 to 20 million adults are diagnosed with sleep apnea, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Fortunately, your dentist can often treat sleep apnea very effectively with a simple oral appliance. Dr. […]