LA County Sheriff’s Department and Sleep Disorders
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If you are in the LA County Sheriff’s department there is a very good chance that you are suffering from a sleep disorder. Recent studies have shown that over 40% of Police and Sheriffs suffer from sleep disorders. This is almost double what the national rate is in the general population. Of the 40% that suffer from a sleep disorder, about 90% have sleep apnea.
Sleep is one of the most important of all bodily functions that help keep people energized, alert, and healthy. Sleep disorders can be the cause of hypertension (high blood pressure), cardiovascular disease, weight gain leading to diabetes, depression, and anxiety.
40% of Police and Sheriffs suffer from sleep disorders.
LA Sheriffs and Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea is a dangerous condition that causes a person to stop breathing usually when they are sleeping. This cessation of breathing leads to many of today’s most deadly diseases. The problem with sleep apnea is that most sufferers don’t even know that they have it, usually someone needs to tell them that they stopped breathing while they were sleeping. Snoring can also be a big signal that you may be suffering from sleep apnea. An easy way of telling if you have sleep apnea is if you wake up in the morning feeling groggy and still tired after what you consider a full night’s sleep.
Sleep Apnea gets worse if left untreated as we get older and it can lead to high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, weight gain, diabetes, depression, and anxiety. A combination of these diseases along with sleep apnea may be causing your decision-making ability to be off and you can be risking your and your partner’s life in stressful and dangerous situations.
Sleep apnea may be causing your decision-making ability to be off.
Sleep Apnea Treatment for LA County Sheriffs
If you have been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or think you may have sleep apnea, there are a few treatment courses that you can take. Most will seek out their doctor and they will prescribe a sleep test and if it comes back positive you will be prescribed a CPAP machine that you will have to sleep with for the rest of your life. You will have to travel with it and clean it constantly so that it does not make you sick. Recently a certain maker of a CPAP device has become the center of a class-action lawsuit as the machines may have caused cancer in some of the users. These machines do not correct what is causing your sleep apnea; they only mask the symptoms, allowing you to breathe better while you are using them.
CPAP device has become the center of a class-action lawsuit as the machines may have caused cancer in some of the users.
Treating the Cause; Not Masking the Symptoms
Dr. martin Gorman has been helping LA County Sheriffs in the detection and treatment of OSA/Sleep Apnea with amazing results. Dr. Gorman is certified in Dental Sleep Medicine and is a board diplomat. His innovative treatment means that you will not need a CPAP machine and if you have one, you may be able to stop using it completely within a period of time.
Dr. Gorman has been at the forefront of treating Sleep Apnea with advanced dental devices that are invisible, worn mostly at night for the treatment period. Once treatment has been completed, you will no longer have to wear the device as this treatment corrects the root cause of your sleep apnea.
This treatment corrects the root cause of your sleep apnea.
Your insurance most likely covers this treatment, and you may have to pay nothing out of pocket. If you snore, have Sleep Apnea, or think you have sleep apnea, call Dr. Gorman today for a free consultation. Don’t wait. Sleep disorders are progressive diseases, and they will take years off your life.
Your insurance most likely covers this treatment, and you may have to pay nothing out of pocket.
Contact Dr. Gorman’s office today to schedule your free initial consulting valued at $500