For many, health dangers start with sleep apnea – Fleet Owner

For many, health dangers start with sleep apnea – Fleet Owner Fleet Owner For many, health dangers start with sleep apneaFleet OwnerWhen is the best time to start focusing on the health and wellness of a truck driver? According to many medical experts, including Michael Trufant, sleep therapy business unit manager at Aeroflow Healthcare Inc., […]

Multimodal Approach for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Reduced Post-op Opioids and Complications – Anesthesiology News

Multimodal Approach for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Reduced Post-op Opioids and Complications – Anesthesiology News Anesthesiology News Multimodal Approach for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Reduced Post-op Opioids and ComplicationsAnesthesiology NewsNew York—In orthopedic surgery patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), multimodal analgesia may significantly decrease postoperative opioid consumption and severe complications, according to an analysis by a team […]

Thousands of sleep apnea sufferers rely on a lone Australian CPAP hacker to stay healthy – Boing Boing (blog)

Thousands of sleep apnea sufferers rely on a lone Australian CPAP hacker to stay healthy – Boing Boing (blog) Boing Boing (blog) Thousands of sleep apnea sufferers rely on a lone Australian CPAP hacker to stay healthyBoing Boing (blog)An Australian developer named Mark Watkins painstakingly reverse-engineered the proprietary data generated by Continuous Positive Airway Pressure […]

A High Risk of Sleep Apnea Is Associated With Less Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Intravenous Anesthesia – Medscape

A High Risk of Sleep Apnea Is Associated With Less Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Intravenous Anesthesia – Medscape A High Risk of Sleep Apnea Is Associated With Less Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Intravenous AnesthesiaMedscapeBackground: The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by temporary cerebral hypoxia which can cause cognitive dysfunction. On the other hand, […]

Solving sleep apnea with new procedure – NEWS10 ABC

Solving sleep apnea with new procedure – NEWS10 ABC NEWS10 ABC Solving sleep apnea with new procedureNEWS10 ABCALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Sleep apnea affects nearly 18 million Americans. Sleep apnea is when a person stops breathing for 10 seconds or more while sleeping. Oftentimes, treatment is difficult. St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany made history in […]

How to Get Your Brain Back

How to Get Your Brain Back One of the most difficult things about suffering from many years with undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea (SA) is the serious co-morbidities that came with it. People with long-term undiagnosed sleep apnea can suffer from several related diseases: cardiovascular disease or even congestive heart failure, type 2 diabetes, strokes, […]

Losing Sleep: Sleep Apnea and Heart Health

Losing Sleep: Sleep Apnea and Heart Health Excerpt of an article written by Kim Olson and originally published by HeartBeat Magazine. In October 2004, John Vosberg called his girlfriend, Dianne, to cancel their date. “I won’t be able to see you this weekend. I’m in St. Cloud Hospital. I had a heart attack.” John had […]

Should Sleep Tests Happen at Home or in the Lab?

Should Sleep Tests Happen at Home or in the Lab? Patients can be diagnosed with sleep apnea at home using a home sleep apnea test (HSAT) or in the sleep lab with polysomnography (PSG). Several studies have found that medically uncomplicated patients at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea that get diagnosed either way have […]

New MyApnea Surveys: Leveraging data to improve lives

New MyApnea Surveys: Leveraging data to improve lives The MyApnea surveys have been updated to be more responsive to questions patients and researchers are interested in. Whether you are updating your surveys or completing them for the first time, sharing data is incredibly valuable to the research community. People contribute to society in many ways. […]

Learning More About Sleep Apnea In Women

Learning More About Sleep Apnea In Women https://myapnea.org/image/LnNODl Dr. Katherine Sharkey is a sleep medicine physician from Brown University and member of the Society for Women’s Health Research Sleep Network. She discusses sleep apnea recognition and treatment with a patient and a sleep technician. They discuss the challenges that women with sleep apnea often face, […]

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