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Researchers See Rising Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Researchers See Rising Prevalence Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea In The US

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Obstructive sleep apnea has been growing in prevalence across the United States and according to the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project – about 25 million Americans now have the...

Latest American Sleep Apnea Association Stories

2014-08-28 12:30:26

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep apnea is a serious problem that afflicts millions of Americans. SleepApneaDoctors.us is a comprehensive sleep apnea guide that provides sleep apnea sufferers with an easy way to access information and locate doctors who can help meet their needs. Sleep apnea doctors are now able to take advantage of free listings on SleepApneaDoctors.us. Treating sleep apnea can require a varied approach based on the patients' needs. The team at...

2014-08-04 23:04:02

SleepApneaThousandOaks.com now provides patients with information regarding sleep apnea and available treatments. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Thousand Oaks sleep apnea expert at SleepApneaThousandOaks.com now offers comprehensive sleep apnea and treatments. Sleep apnea affects millions of American men, women and children across the country. Unfortunately, many of them are undertreated or not treated at all. Muscles throughout the body relax during sleep. Typically, the...

2014-06-30 08:30:10

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) today announced that ResMed (NYSE: RMD), a leading manufacturer of devices for the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing, has donated more than 10,000 continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices to the ASAA CPAP assistance program (CAP). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140627/122759 CAP is just one of the support programs offered to patients by the ASAA. It provides a package...

2014-06-13 16:23:29

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Apnea Doctors US is now looking to assist doctors in finding local sleep apnea patients through a complimentary listing on the site. Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea are extremely common. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an estimated 40 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders, and 20 million have occasional sleep problems. These sleep disorders can have negative far-reaching...

2014-02-23 00:20:23

BOSTON, Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Governors nationwide have begun issuing Proclamations to bring awareness to the condition known as "Sleep Apnea," which 95% of Americans who have it...don't even know they have. Rather, partners routinely find themselves telling their loved one to "stop snoring," when in fact that person could be dying right in front of them. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140222/LA70044 In just the last several months, twelve United States Governors have...

2014-01-14 23:02:18

Dental sleep medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions provide live lectures on Sleep Disorders Dentistry and explain many correlations including the Vicious Cycle of Sleep Apnea, Sleepiness, Anxiety, Caffeine and Bruxism. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 "We know there is a correlation between bruxism and sleep apnea, but how does the one contribute to the other?" asks Sleep Apnea Awareness Advocate, Dr. Charles Kravitz from Ft. Lauderdale, FL. This, and...

2014-01-10 23:00:27

People with sleep apnea who want to restore their health and sleep better this year can now visit Dr. Kelly Blodgett for sleep apnea treatment. Through sleep apnea dentistry, Dr. Blodgett helps patients manage their condition and reduce the likelihood of serious, long-term health complications. (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 People afflicted with sleep apnea can resolve to enjoy better sleep and personal health this year by visiting Dr. Kelly Blodgett to receive sleep apnea treatment. Sleep...

2013-12-13 23:03:10

Mediaplanet today announces distribution of its first cross-platform edition of “Lung Health”, a campaign that aims to raise awareness about the prevalence of lung disease. In partnership with industry leaders, the campaign provides readers with educational insight about the technological innovations that continue to propel the industry forward and make living beyond lung disease possible. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The print component of “Lung Health” is distributed within this...

Sleep Apnea Worse For Women
2013-10-25 07:24:05

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing has discovered more bad news for women with sleep apnea. Researchers discovered that the body’s autonomic responses, which are responsible for functions such as blood pressure, heart rate and sweating, are weaker in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea. These findings are true in both genders but are even more pronounced in women. Although they may appear healthy with, for...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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