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2014-08-14 12:28:35

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep Apnea Doctors dot US is now providing innovative solutions for sleep doctors looking to recruit new sleep apnea patients. Sleep apnea, a disorder as common as type 2 diabetes, affects more than 18 million Americans, according to the National Sleep Foundation. If you are male, overweight, and over 40, you are at a high risk for developing sleep apnea. Curing sleep apnea is a concern for a number of sleep apnea specialists, including Sleep Apnea...

2014-08-13 23:10:52

A recent study revealing that overweight children gain weight even faster after having surgery to relieve sleep apnea has put the topic of sleep apnea treatments back in the news, and expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is concerned that many reports exclude a scientifically proven method for relieving the sleep disorder. Highly trained dentists offer a viable option to treat the condition – Oral Appliance Therapy. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 A study published in the Aug. 1, 2014,...

2014-08-12 12:29:27

ENCINO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder that is characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. These pauses can last just seconds or more than a minute. Treatment is essential to reduce the associated health risks and the higher risk of accidents. Encino Esthetic Dental Group now offers treatments for sleep apnea. Visit http://www.encinodentistoffice.com to learn more about these treatment options. Without treatment, sleep apnea can increase...

2014-08-12 12:28:35

As an expert in dental sleep medicine and TMD, Dr. Patel strives to positively impact his patients and the dental community, which is further seen through his nominee badge. ATLANTA, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the Doctors' Choice Awards, 9 out of 10 consumers say reviews influence the doctor they choose. With the importance of reviews, it is no wonder Dr. Mayoor Patel of Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Center of Georgia has earned his nominee badge. While reviews...

2014-08-12 08:31:34

Life-Threatening Sleep Illness Afflicts at Least 25 Million Americans - and Counting DARIEN, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's sleep experts agree: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) - a potentially life-threatening disease involving episodes of complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep - is dangerously on the rise. The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration launched this year by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Centers for Disease Control...

2014-08-12 08:31:21

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-five percent of normal adults snore at least occasionally and 25 percent are habitual snorers.(1) Theravent® Advanced Nightly Snore Therapy is the first and only FDA-cleared Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure (EPAP) therapy designed to reduce or eliminate snoring. Since 2012, Theravent REGULAR strength has surpassed over one million quiet nights of sleep for snorers and their bed partners. Beginning today, Theravent LITE and...

2014-08-08 23:07:41

Narcolepsy Network will hold its 29th annual conference this year in Denver. People with narcolepsy and their families will join some of the country's leading medical professionals and sleep researchers at the event, October 17-19, 2014. North Kingstown, RI (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Every year in October, Narcolepsy Network holds a conference for people with narcolepsy (PWNs) and their supporters and treating professionals. The conference brings PWNs together to hear from some of the...

2014-08-08 23:06:31

The premise behind the development of the unique and elite alumni program is based on OSA University’s belief that continuous team education is key to a successful dental sleep medicine practice. Willowbrook, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 OSA University launches an elite alumni program for dental sleep team members. Upon the completion of OSA University’s fundamental courses, dental team members are awarded their diplomas. OSA-U alumni status is also granted to the graduates and...

2014-08-07 23:04:45

In order to reach more patients in their local area, sleep doctors can now create a listing with Sleep Apnea Doctors US. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Sleep Apnea Doctors US now offers their service to enable doctors to find sleep apnea patients in their local area. Sleep apnea affects more than 18 million Americans, many of whom go untreated every year. Sleep Apnea Doctors US provides both sleep apnea patients and doctors with an easy-to-use platform for finding each other. All...

2014-08-07 20:24:33

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expert in sleep apnea in Thousand Oaks, Dr. Radfar, now offers consultations for sleep apnea treatments. Sleep apnea affects about 5 percent of women and 7 percent of men, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It is characterized by repetitive episodes of airway obstruction during sleep. Oral appliances are a popular first-line treatment that can help keep the airways open for better sleep. A 20-year study, which was...


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  • 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.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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