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March 2, 2018

Decrease Your Risk for Sleep Apnea in Topeka with Exercise

Filed under: Sleep Apnea — Tags: , , — docmichael @ 7:04 pm

People at gymSleep apnea is a disorder that affects roughly 18 million Americans. The sleep condition causes numerous pauses in breathing several times throughout the night due to the passages in the airway collapsing, resulting in restricted oxygen levels. When left untreated, it can lead to potentially deadly complications as it increases your risk for cardiovascular disease and other health complications. While anyone can develop the condition, those who are obese or have excess body weight are as much as 40% more likely to develop the condition. Although you cannot fully prevent sleep apnea in Topeka, new research shows that lowering your risk may be as simple as exercising.
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December 8, 2015

Dentist in Silver Lake On Consequences of Gum Disease

dentist silver lakeGum disease — the words probably conjure thoughts of toothpaste commercials or health ads. Chances are, it’s not something you think could ever happen to you. But did you know the condition affects some 75 percent of Americans? Or that the consequences of gum disease are serious, and can include tooth loss? Keep reading to learn more from your dentist in Silver Lake, KS, Dr. Michael E. Michel.

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