Symptoms showed when sleep-deprived
- depressed mood
- difficulty learning new concepts
- inability to concentrate or a “fuzzy” head
- lack of motivation
- increased appetite and carbohydrate cravings
- reduced sex drive
There is a link between sleep problems and chronic pain, heart problems, Type 2 diabetes, blood pressure, depression, and much more.
Most importantly it is related to feeling tired, and to having disgruntled spouse/ family members when snoring is involved. Karen McCloy at McCloy Dental has years of experience treating obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. She has completed a Masters of Science in Medicine in Sleep Medicine from Sydney University, and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Oventus, and exciting new brand of mandibular appliance for sleep apnea. She works as part of a multidisciplinary team including sleep physicians, General Practitioners, physiotherapists, cognitive behavioral therapists and many more to ensure that you receive the best possible care.
Come and see us at McCloy Dental to learn more about how dental treatment can help you with sleep problems.
This video by ‘inside tech’ shows more about how to know if you’re sleep deprived.