For Monmouth and Ocean County Patients, Sleep Apnea May Be Worse in Winter Months
Dr. Young of Monmouth and Ocean County, NJ Shares a Study on How Cold Winter Weather Affects Sleep Apnea
Many people in Monmouth and Ocean County, NJ suffer from sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that causes them to stop breathing during the night. It's long been known that body weight and seasonal allergies can affect sleep apnea. Now a recent study shows that respiratory problems while sleeping get worse during cold weather months.
Dr. Young of Shore Dental SleepCare shares an article about this study, which observed patients who were treated at a sleep clinic and documented how often they stopped breathing in winter versus summer: Sleep Apnea is worse in winter
Dr. Young of Shore Dental SleepCare is Monmouth and Ocean Counties' leading obstructive sleep apnea specialist. If you have questions or problems at any time of year with sleep apnea, snoring, or sleep breathing disorders, contact our office today.