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2013-07-14 23:02:50

CPAP Horizon project, a new organization that is taking action to improve the effectiveness of CPAP therapy for all stakeholders including patients, therapy providers, and clinicians, seeks to raise $30,000 or more through the crowd funding web site Indiegogo. Superior, CO (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 CPAP Horizon Project seeks to raise $30,000 or more through the crowd funding web site Indiegogo...

2013-07-12 23:34:19

Could a CPAP Machine Really Be the Dirtiest Place in the Home? Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 According to the World Health Organization approximately 100 million people worldwide have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or sleep apnea. With the rapid growth for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy, a CPAP machine may not be the first item that comes to mind when you consider the dirtiest surfaces in your household. But scientists say that some of the filthiest places in our...

Veterans With PTSD And Sleep Apnea Get Help From CPAP Therapy
2013-07-09 05:02:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One type of ventilation therapy can help reduce nightmares amongst veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a new study recently published in an online supplement of the journal SLEEP. Principal investigator Sadeka Tamanna, medical director of the Sleep Disorders Laboratory at G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Missouri, and colleagues report...

2013-06-13 23:18:55

Dr. Lyssova recently appeared on American Health Front on NBC and discussed the use of oral appliances to treat obstructive sleep apnea - the non-invasive oral device can improve airflow and reduce sleep apnea symptoms. An oral appliance may be a sleep apnea therapy that could change your life for the better. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Valentina Lyssova DDS and Lyssova Dental Wellness are now offering a new service to the public — oral appliance therapies for sleep apnea...

2013-05-08 17:49:33

A new study suggests that regularity of bedtime prior to initiation of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is an important factor that may influence treatment compliance in adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Results show that bedtime variability was a significant predictor of CPAP adherence, which was defined as four or more hours of treatment use per night. The odds of one-month CPAP non-adherence were 3.7 times greater for every one unit increase in habitual, or...

2013-04-18 23:03:11

Helping to raise awareness about a condition that affects approximately 100 million adults worldwide. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 It is fundamental to help “wake up America” in reference to the risks of the worldwide epidemic sleep apnea and the treatment of the disorder. Sleep apnea can affect anyone at any age and can be extremely severe in some people. It is important for those that suffer with sleep apnea and are being treated successfully, to share their stories...


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Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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