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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...

2013-03-11 23:02:45

More than 18 million people in the United States suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Now there is help right on the internet from Sleep Restfully, Inc. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a condition in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. An apneic event is a pause in breathing for a period of 10 seconds or more. This is cause when the muscles in the back of the throat fail to keep the airway open. This can take place hundreds of time during...

2013-03-06 23:03:16

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 3rd-10th Uxbridge, MA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 This week is National Sleep Awareness week when people around the nation celebrate the benefits that healthy sleep provides. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states the insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic. According to the CDC, sleep quality, duration, behaviors, and disorders need to be monitored in order to show its health impact on Americans. One of the many concerns with...

2013-02-20 23:04:19

Sleep apnea and the link to heart health and well-being Uxbridge, MA (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 February is truly a month for hearts. With Women´s Heart Health Week, Valentine´s Day last week, and February being Heart Health month, it is the perfect time to care for the heart. Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, obesity, adult asthma, GERD, and Type 2 diabetes. It can increase the risk of, or worsen, heart failure and...

2012-12-27 05:03:37

A new alternative treatment called Provent Sleep Therapy is out. We take a look at what it is, and how it works. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder suffered by millions of Americans, and shockingly 3 of 4 sufferers go undiagnosed. OSA constitutes the blocking of the airflow to the respiratory system for periods of time causing the sufferer loss of sleep and overall health. When treating OSA the bulk of physicians will recommend...

2012-12-19 05:03:54

Without proper equipment sanitization CPAP can cause infection, irritation, and congestion. Uxbridge, MA (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) can cause many negative effects for the end-user. The air pressure from the CPAP tends to dry out the sinuses, which causes irritation and congestion thus increasing mucous production. This can lead to obstructed breathing and make the end-user feel as if they have a head cold. Additionally, sinus infections can...


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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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