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What Happens If Sleep Apnea Isn’t Treated?

September 16, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — ecoontz @ 1:08 pm
Young man with sleep apnea lying in bed

At a glance, sleep apnea might just seem like a nuisance, as oftentimes the most obvious symptom is loud snoring that keeps your bed mate up at night. As such, you might think you can just learn to live with it. But ignoring sleep apnea for too long has serious consequences for your health, and in the worst-case scenario it might even put your life at risk. Below are 5 possible health consequences of a sleep disorder that highlight the important of getting sleep apnea therapy in Albuquerque as soon as you can.

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Do You Have a TMJ Disorder? 5 Symptoms to Watch Out For

August 20, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — ecoontz @ 6:56 pm
Woman on a couch with jaw pain

It’s estimated that over 10 million Americans have a TMJ disorder. However, despite how common the condition is, it often gets misdiagnosed. In particular, many doctors mistake headaches caused by a TMJ disorder for migraines. The main reason that these misdiagnoses happen is that the symptoms of TMJ disorder can vary significantly from patient to patient. As such, it’s important to be familiar with a wide variety of TMJ symptoms in Albuquerque so that you can seek the appropriate type of care. Below are 5 possible signs of a jaw problem.

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Can You Use Medical Insurance to Pay for Sleep Apnea Therapy?

June 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — ecoontz @ 11:47 am
health insurance claim form

After feeling groggy in the morning and exhausted during the day for years, you’ve finally decided to do something about it. Like most people these days, you start by researching online, and it seems pretty clear that you have sleep apnea. A little more digging shows you that the disorder is very treatable, but a concern immediately pops up in your head—the cost. Can you afford sleep apnea treatment in Albuquerque? Fortunately, if you have medical insurance, you can likely use it to get the care you need without breaking the bank.

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