Sleep apnea falls among the serious sleeping orders. This is a state, when a person in his sleep, experiences repeated pauses in breathing. If someone has a constant habit of snoring loudly or for people who wake up tired even after sleeping for a desired number of hours; they might be affected by sleep apnea. … Read more
Neuropathic Pain Disorders, especially those that affect the head and neck, are typically caused by injury or illness that affects the nervous system. There are two parts of the human nervous system: the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. Neuropathic Pain Disorders affect how both systems work together to relay information. The human … Read more
If you experience chronic jaw pain, facial pain, or headaches your first thought probably isn’t to make an appointment with a dentist. Instead, most people will turn to over-the-counter medications or maybe they visit their family physician to try and relieve symptoms. Medications can be helpful if these symptoms happen individually, but when they all … Read more
If you wake up each morning feeling groggy and not refreshed, it’s possible that you are suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. This is a common condition that causes you to pause or stop breathing for short periods of time while sleeping. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the airway is becomes blocked by young tongue or … Read more
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is painful because it impacts bone and muscular activity throughout the head and face. As a TMJ specialist in the greater Westlake area, I’m here to let you know that this disorder can manifest as many symptoms – not just jaw pain. While you might think the symptoms below are isolated … Read more
At Westlake TMJ & Sleep, we have helped a number of patients throughout the Westlake Village, CA area who suffer from snoring and/or sleep apnea. Whether it’s through weight loss or Oral Appliance Therapy, our team is here to help reduce snoring and improve sleep patterns. Patients who visit Dr. Borquez not only find the … Read more
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