cpap

Healthy childhood growth and development depends on sufficient and consistent quality sleep. Parents, educators, school nurses
3. How do I know for sure If I have sleep apnea? The best way to know for sure whether you have sleep apnea is to have a
Because over 80 percent of adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) remain undiagnosed, they have an increased likelihood
Adequate sleep is supposed to leave you feeling refreshed and ready to start your day. But if your sleep is interrupted, you're likely to feel fatigued and sleepy the next day. So what gives? There are several factors that may interfere with getting your zzz's including the following:
If you have OSA and are supposed to wear a CPAP machine, skipping out on it may not seem like a big deal, but there is a good chance not wearing it will lead to more serious health conditions.
By Gerard J. Meskill, MD To the many patients who use or have been prescribed CPAP to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA
We've all seen those awkward commercials. Unrealistically tall, thin, good-looking actors holding hands in outdoor bathtubs and canoodling in public.
AFib and OSA alone and together are serious health issues, but with proper treatment and consistent adherence to your program of care, you can feel great and live a healthy life.
Device manufacturers and sleep medicine professionals understand that many people need easy "CPAP-to-go" travel solutions, and there are good alternatives for apnea sufferers.
There are many Medicare patients with OSA. The current guidelines for administering CPAP and CPAP supplies are hindering care by causing delays, denying care for some affected individuals, and driving a wedge between physicians and their patients.
While sleep is a common cocktail conversation, it is often poorly appreciated and understood by patients and clinicians. By working together, patients, family members, care givers, researchers, and clinicians can find better ways to improve sleep.
So let's look at the possible ties between an elevated hematocrit (the measurement of red blood cell count relative to blood volume) and sleep disorders.
Dr. Richard Schwab, a professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, has used innovative imaging techniques to study the development of sleep apnea. In our conversation, he shared his insights on the high prevalence of the disorder, how obesity and alcohol can cause sleep apnea, and the resulting cardiovascular problems.
Long thought to be simply an annoyance to a bed partner and not much more, snoring is now understood to carry some pretty
For the review, the authors included randomized controlled trials of patients using CPAP devices or a mandibular advancement
These findings make a strong preliminary case that the interruption of regular oxygen flow that's associated with sleep apnea may lead to diminished fertility in men.
There's increasing real evidence -- not just anecdotal -- for the bio-psychosocial relationship between stress, insomnia and depression, and the recurring, circular nature of these three unhealthy and unhappy states of mind and body.
For many sleep apnea sufferers, relief lies far from the mask in an effective alternative treatment called oral appliance therapy.
A new invention uses fish tank aquarium pumps to save the lives of babies in the developing world. The design team at Rice
On detailed questioning he reported the full-face mask was, "just too big, leaked too much, and left marks on his face." He was never told that masks are available in different sizes and, more importantly, can come in different styles, including nasal pillows and nasal triangular devices.