Lost sleep seems harmless enough. What if we told you it could be killing you?
The sharp buzzing of your alarm clock is ringing in your ears. Through slits in your eyes, you see that the sun is already shining. You hear the birds chirping and familiar sounds of morning are all around you. In a matter of mere moments, you will heave your body out of bed and once again begin your day – exhausted, cranky and disillusioned with the world.
You did manage to catch some zzz’s. You are sure somewhere along the line, you shut your eyes for a few minutes. After staring at the ceiling for hours only to have your partner elbow you awake because of your snoring, you had to have caught some sleep in there. Weary and drained, you wonder if you will ever greet the morning fully rested and filled with energy.
You are not alone! You are not the only one wondering if sleep will remain this elusive forever. Over 50% of the entire adult population are getting less than the daily recommended hours of sleep. More so, people are reporting that their sleep problems are a burden on their overall lives and additionally, it’s affecting their partner’s lives too.
Your health is in danger. Depression, diabetes, heart disease, strokes . . . these are all extremely real outcomes linked to sleep deprivation.
Dr. Brad Durham and Dr. Rod Strickland are fully aware of the effects sleeping disorders have on you. Snoring, sleep apnea and insomnia place huge emotional and physical implications on individuals. He understands these consequences and he is completely dedicated to analyzing your symptoms and offering you treatment alternatives and ultimately results.
The most general obstacle standing in the way of a healthy night sleep is the frequency of breathing cessation. Throughout the night, you actually stop breathing for periods of time because your airways is blocked, collapsed or restricted. It wouldn’t occur to most people to contact their dentist to help get a good night's sleep but an analysis and treatment from Dr. Durham or Dr. Strickland can help treat or even eliminate your sleep disorder.
There are increasing concerns on the overall quality of your life due to your sleep deprivation. The most obvious consequence is the fatigue and weariness that plague you and the negative impacts of this in your life begin to become quite evident. You are increasingly irritable, your relationships are being impacted, you lose concentration & can’t focus on the simplest of tasks and you jeopardize the safety of you and all those around you.
Additionally, your health is being compromised. When your body hasn’t been given an opportunity to rest and repair itself, the health repercussions range from annoying to life-threatening. Diabetes, depression, hypertension, obesity, heart attack and stroke . . . . all extremely real outcomes if your sleep problems are not properly addressed.
Want to get back to the business of living?
You have nothing without your health and it should be the most important item on your to-do list. Are you ready to wake up invigorated and refreshed, ready to fulfill all the promise of the dawning of a new day? Are you ready to embrace life and view the world again in all its vibrancy and color?
It’s time you live your best life. Time to benefit from everything you have to offer to your family, your friends, yourself. Allow Dr. Durham and Dr. Strickland to help you achieve a full and restful night sleep and let him help you get your life back. Contact us for a consultation and find out which treatment options are best for you. To find out more about the possible sleep disorders affecting your life, click here.
To optimize your health and get answers to your snoring-, sleep apnea-, insomnia-, and all sleep disorder questions, your search is over.
Contact Dr. Durham or Dr. Strickland today at (912) 257.4733 .