Consider Positional Therapy to Treat Your Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea can be hard on you. It occurs when soft tissues in your throat or mouth collapse and block your airway, which can make it difficult to breath or even stop your breathing all together. Your body often realizes a problem is occuring and wakes you up so you... Read more »

How Does Oral Appliance Therapy Improve Sleep?

Oral Appliance Therapy, or OAT, involves a special appliance that is custom-made to fit inside your mouth to treat sleep apnea and snoring. Snoring is sometimes a sign of sleep apnea, though we do not mean to say that if you snore that you have sleep apnea. Either way, the... Read more »

What Causes Snoring?

Do you have a tendency to snore or know someone who does? Do you wonder why this problem is happening? There could be a fair number of causes. What generally happens is the soft tissues in your mouth and throat, among which are your tongue, soft palate and uvula, collapse... Read more »

Why Should I Treat My Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition where when you sleep, the muscles in the back of your nose and throat relax and block your airway, which causes you to choke and gasp until oxygen is returned. This severely disrupts your nighttime sleep because as you fall asleep, the same muscles... Read more »

The Facts About Oral Appliance Therapy

Oral Appliance Therapy is a treatment option for those who suffer from sleep issues, snoring, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). There are several different types of oral appliances that can be used to ease the effects of snoring and OSA, and each appliance is unique. It can be a great... Read more »

What Is Good Sleep Hygiene, and How Do I Practice It?

Sleep hygiene doesn’t actually mean “sleeping cleanly.” Instead, it refers to certain practices that can help you enjoy the best possible night’s sleep. Sleeping well is important to keep you alert throughout the day, and to prevent possible health risks associated with lack of sleep. Good sleep also contributes to... Read more »

Information About Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

A good night’s sleep is important to not only your everyday life, but to your overall health as well. Sleeping affects how you feel, look, and perform throughout the day, and lack of sleep increases your risk of serious health concerns like heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Obstructive... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Sleep Better Austin, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »