Star Sleep & Wellness Blog

How Sleep Apnea Could Be Connected to Nighttime Incontinence

January 5, 2024

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Sometimes, diagnosing health problems is made difficult by patients being unwilling to talk about some of their symptoms. This is especially true when it comes to sleep apnea, which can affect people in a variety of ways, some of which can be a little embarrassing to admit.

For example, there’s a complicated relationship between sleep apnea and bedwetting. If you’ve ever had a problem with the latter, it could be indicative of serious problems with your sleep—here’s what you should know.


4 Tips for Traveling with Sleep Apnea Treatment

December 13, 2023

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Do you have an oral appliance that is designed to help treat your sleep apnea? If so, you need to make sure that you’re wearing it whenever you go to bed – whether you’re at home or on the go. It’s important to bring your sleep apnea oral appliance with you whenever you go traveling. To make sure no problems occur during your trip, keep the following 4 tips in mind.


Body Weight & Sleep Apnea – What’s the Connection?

November 9, 2023

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Good sleep is crucial for you to stay healthy and function during the day. Sleep apnea is a sleep condition that can get in the way of your slumber. You have probably heard that being overweight or obese can contribute to and make sleep apnea symptoms worse, but why is this the case? Can sleep apnea cause you to gain weight? Here’s what you should know about the connection between sleep apnea and body weight.


3 Must-Know Tips for Adjusting to Your New Oral Appliance

October 3, 2023

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If you’ve just started oral appliance therapy, you might be excited that consistent, high-quality sleep each night is just right around the corner! However, you might also be a little bummed about having to adjust to your new device; after all, this period can lead to a variety of uncomfortable symptoms and annoyances. Continue reading below to learn more about a few of the common issues that you might encounter while adjusting to your device, along with some tips from your sleep dentist to help make things easier.  


Will Sleeping in a Recliner Help with My Sleep Apnea?

September 2, 2023

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Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It can lead to interrupted sleep, excessive daytime sleepiness, and even serious health issues if left untreated, making it quite an annoying nuisance. While treatment for sleep apnea exists, mainly in the form of CPAP machines and oral appliance therapy, some patients are actually able to find relief by implementing strategies at home, one of which is changing their sleeping position. But can sleeping in a recliner prove useful in combating this condition? Continue reading to learn more. 


3 Facts About Sleep Apnea That Might Surprise You

August 11, 2023

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You might know that sleep apnea is a condition that can interrupt normal breathing during sleep. What you might not know is how common it is, how easily it can go undiagnosed, what can contribute to it, or even how dangerous it really is. The good news is that you may also not be aware of how easily it can be treated. Read on to learn more of what you need to know about sleep apnea.


Welcome to Star Sleep & Wellness in Frisco!

July 2, 2023

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Let’s face it; getting a great night’s sleep isn’t always an easy task. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Here at Star Sleep & Wellness in Frisco, we’re now open and ready to work with patients with all sorts of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, insomnia, loud snoring, and nocturia. In the future, we plan to use this blog to share useful information and tips for dealing with these issues because we know just how debilitating they can be, but first, we wanted to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves and explain how we’re different from other clinics. Keep reading below to learn more!