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Latest Sleep disorders Stories

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...

2014-02-21 23:24:07

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Recognizes the Sleep Apnea & TMJ Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center of Los Angeles office for excellence Encino, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A local dental facility is helping Los Angeles-area residents get a more restful night’s sleep. Sleep Apnea & TMJ Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center recently received facility accreditation from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), joining an elite group of centers around the nation...

2014-02-20 23:24:07

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions partners with leading dentists to overcome dangerous side effects associated with OSA, by offering live lectures in Sleep Disorders Dentistry. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 We’re hearing and learning more about it. The rise of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) in communities is at a staggering high. It’s estimated nearly 100 million people have OSA, a disorder which causes the breath to cease during sleep, some experiencing up to...

2014-02-19 12:26:11

Growing Patient Awareness of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Will Be a Strong Driver of the Market, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the proportion of undiagnosed patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is declining as a result of efforts by organizations such as the National Sleep Foundation, which is causing awareness of the condition to rise. In addition, obesity and age are...

2014-02-18 12:30:14

DALLAS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pillar Palatal, LLC, a medical device company that manufactures and markets the Pillar Procedure, along with Airway Management, a company that develops, manufactures and markets oral appliances to treat snoring and sleep apnea, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement between the two companies. Effective immediately, Pillar Palatal will become the exclusive United States distributor of the myTAP oral appliance,...

2014-02-18 08:32:30

Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study examines impact of leading obstructive sleep apnea treatment on cardiovascular disease ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a major sponsor of the Sleep Apnea cardioVascular Endpoints (SAVE) study, today announced that the study has reached its enrollment goal of 2,500 patients, spread across seven countries and 84 hospitals and medical institutions. Launched in 2008, the multi-center,...

Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue May Be Linked To Obstructive Sleep Apnea
2014-02-15 05:28:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The fatigue that many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) feel is often written off as just being part of the territory of their chronic neurological condition. A new study from the University of Michigan, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, suggests that a large number of MS patients might have an undiagnosed — and treatable — sleep disorder, known to cause fatigue: obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. The...

2014-02-14 23:23:29

Snoring can come between couples, destroy relationships and sex lives, and can even lead to divorce. SnoreMeds, South Africa’s largest supplier of mandibular devices to prevent snoring, provides tips on how to deal with the problem of snoring and recommendations for how couples can put the romance back into their relationships. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Snoring isn’t sexy, and sooner or later, it can come between even the most loving couples. That’s why SnoreMeds™ - South...

2014-02-14 23:00:52

Dr. Rein and Dr. Seltzer of Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine have become increasingly popular among NFL greats. In addition, Living Heart Foundation recently included them in their HOPE Program screenings. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Recently, Dr. Rein and Dr. Seltzer oversaw the sleep apnea portions of the overall screenings for the HOPE Program launched by the Living Heart Foundation. Between the screening in New York and the screening in New Jersey, over 25 retired...

2014-02-13 23:04:51

Studies Show that Aquariums Help Lower Stress and Blood Pressure (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 In partnership to raise heart health awareness in the month of February, The Florida Aquarium and Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America(SATCOA) are holding an event. Studies have demonstrated that aquariums help lower stress and blood pressure, which can also affect a person’s sleep. Snoring is a classic sign that a person might have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and when left untreated, this...