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Parkinson's News Today

The Connection Between Parkinson's Disease and Sleep Disorders
Parkinson's News Today
Sleep apnea can be controlled using breathing equipment — continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) — throughout the night. REM sleep behavioral disorder is where the muscles don't fully relax while dreaming, therefore the person is likely to act ...

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Positional therapy as effective at normalizing sleep apnea in male as compared to female patients with positional OSA.
PR Newswire (press release)
Clinicians may prescribe Zzoma as a first line therapy or as an alternative for patients who cannot tolerate oral appliances or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy. "For a very long time we questioned how our female patients sleep ...

 

Gulf Times

Sleep apnea-insomnia combo linked to depression
Gulf Times
A person with obstructive sleep apnea has their breathing interrupted multiple times during sleep by narrowed or blocked airways. The condition is often treated by wearing a continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, mask to keep the airway open.

 

KTVZ

Treatment for sleep apnea is crucial, doctors say
KTVZ
The most effective type of treatment for sleep apnea is use of a continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, machine. These deliver air directly through the airway, ensuring that it remains open. Other treatment options include oral appliances or, in ...

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Motley Fool

Can Sleep Apnea Wake Up Fitbit Stock? -- The Motley Fool
Motley Fool
The wearable-tech pioneer hopes that sleep apnea detection will breathe new life into the shares.

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Sleep Apnea Devices Market Is Estimated To Reach $7.9 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.
Medgadget (blog)
Global sleep apnea devices market is expected to reach over USD 7,991.2 Million by 2022 according to a new report by Grand View Research Inc. Technological advancements pertaining to the development of novel PAP devices and PAP masks which are ...

 

Searching For a Comfortable Sleep Apnea Treatment? Michael S. Rosenberg DDS Now Offers The Chance for ...
PR Web (press release)
While patients can use a CPAP machine as one of the more traditional methods for treating sleep apnea, it is not easy to travel with and it keeps people up at night. No one enjoys sleeping with snoring or having to hear the noises of a CPAP machine all ...

 

CNN

Sleep apnea: Treatment is crucial, experts say - CNN.com
CNN
The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in actress Carrie Fisher's death. The condition is very common and can put strain on the heart.

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Combo of sleep apnea and insomnia linked to depression in men
Reuters
A person with obstructive sleep apnea has their breathing interrupted multiple times during sleep by narrowed or blocked airways. The condition is often treated by wearing a continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, mask to keep the airway open.

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Transcript Daily

ResMed (RMD) at 52-Week High: What's Driving the Stock?
Nasdaq
Notably, the company launched AirMini, the world's smallest CPAP machine and an advanced innovation for people with sleep apnea. The company is also consistently putting efforts to expand its footprint globally. ResMed continues to invest and expand ...
Broker Outlook For The Week Ahead ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD)Fiscal Standard

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Don't lose sleep over apnea, but treatment is crucial
Gant Daily
Last week, actress Carrie Fisher's autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the “Star Wars” actress' death. Fisher also had cocaine, methadone, ethanol and opiates in her system ...

 

HuffPost

Carrie Fisher's Death Should Be A Wakeup Call To People With ...
HuffPost
Though her drug use has grabbed headlines, the coroner's report is focused on the role of the common sleep disorder, which affects more than 18 million ...

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Forbes

Sleep Apnea Killed Carrie Fisher. Could It Kill You Too?
Forbes
Severe, untreated sleep apnea nearly quadruples the risk of death compared to those without sleep apnea, and the risk of heart disease is five times greater. The first-line treatment for obstructive sleep apnea is continuous positive airway pressure ...
Coroner: Sleep apnea among causes of Carrie Fisher's death - AP NewsAP News

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Sleep apnea often goes undiagnosed, untreated
Rocky Mount Telegram
“If you've ever awoken from a deep sleep gasping for air, or if someone has complained of your loud snoring or noticed that you've stopped breathing while you're sleeping, there's a strong likelihood you have sleep apnea,” said Steve Pinyan, manager of ...

 

Untreated sleep apnea may worsen markers of heart health and diabetes
Business Insider
In the past, researchers have tried to find a direct link between sleep apnea, heart health and blood sugar by comparing patients instructed to use CPAP machines at night to keep the airway open with patients who were instructed to sleep without using ...

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Washington Post

Carrie Fisher's death shines a light on an underrated health problem
Washington Post
Untreated, sleep apnea could increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack and heart failure, according to the National Institutes of Health. And one study found that properly treating sleep apnea with a CPAP machine can alleviate issues with ...
Carrie Fisher Died of Sleep Apnea and Used Drugs, Report Reveals — as Daughter Billie Releases Emotional StatementPEOPLE.com
Coroner: Sleep apnea among causes of Carrie Fisher's death - AP NewsAP News
Carrie Fisher died of sleep apnea and 'drug use' was also a factor, LA County coroner saysLos Angeles Times

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The Fresh Toast

Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana And Sleep Apnea
The Fresh Toast
A less drastic but far more awkward option is continuous positive airway pressure (or CPAP), which is provided by a plastic ventilation tube attached to a face mask at one end and an air pump on the other. The whole is evocative less of a restful night ...

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Washington Post

Untreated sleep apnea may worsen markers of heart health and ...
Washington Post
Properly treating a common sleep-related breathing disorder may have benefits for the heart and for blood sugar, a new study suggests. If people with ...
Everything You Need To Know About Marijuana and Sleep ApneaThe Fresh Toast

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CPAP withdrawal: It may foster diabetes, heart disease, study says
HME News
YARMOUTH, Maine – Not using CPAP therapy could have grave repercussions for patients with sleep apnea, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. “OSA recurrence during CPAP withdrawal ...

 

What every dentist needs to know about sleep apnea - Dental ...
Dental Economics
Decreasing the number of undiagnosed cases of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may reduce automobile accidents, improve quality of life, and reduce the risk of ...

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What every dentist needs to know about sleep apnea
Dental Economics
CPAP should always be offered as a gold standard treatment, especially in patients with severe sleep apnea. In patients who have been prescribed an oral appliance, dentists should be aware of the benefits of pharyngometry and rhinometry to properly ...

 

Treating Sleep Apnea May Benefit Heart, Diabetes
Newsmax
In the past, researchers have tried to find a direct link between sleep apnea, heart health and blood sugar by comparing patients instructed to use CPAP machines at night to keep the airway open with patients who were instructed to sleep without using ...

 

Untreated obstructive sleep apnea could worsen heart health and blood sugar levels
Diabetes.co.uk
Lead author Dr Jonathan Jun said it has been for difficult for researchers to conclude whether obesity increases the risk of sleep apnea, or vice versa. That's why in this study they compared patients who were known to regularly use their CPAP machines ...

 

STL.News (press release)

Have Sleeping Problems? Mercy Carthage Sleep Lab Can Help ...
STL.News (press release)
Do you seem to never get enough sleep and always are tired? Does your spouse complain about your snoring or say you have irregular breathing while ...

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STL.News (press release)

Have Sleeping Problems? Mercy Carthage Sleep Lab Can Help
STL.News (press release)
There are several treatments for sleep apnea, depending on the results and the patient. CPAP is the most common and effective treatment for sleep apnea. Dental appliances are helpful for some patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea or who snore, but ...

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Nature's Rite's Sleep Apnea Relief™ Provides More Restful Sleep
Benzinga
"There are so many Americans who do not get nearly enough sleep, and so many suffer from a lack of quality sleep due to sleep apnea. It can be difficult to find the relief a person needs from these symptoms without having to resort to CPAP machines or ...

 

U of M Digital Health Spinoff Developing Game-Based App to Reduce Snoring
Twin Cities Business Magazine
That's mostly because many sufferers have shown they're not willing to tolerate the current go-to method for treating snoring and more serious cases of sleep apnea, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), which involves wearing a mask connected to ...

 

FreshAire CPAP & Supplies Streamlines Business Operations with CareTend® HME Software
PR Web (press release)
FreshAire CPAP & Supplies, LLC, a growing medical equipment supply company, that provides sleep apnea equipment in the Wooster, Ohio area, is successfully using CareTend software to manage its HME business operations. Since contracting with ...

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FreshAire CPAP & Supplies Implements CareTend Software
HomeCare
LENEXA, Kan. (June 14, 2017)—FreshAire CPAP & Supplies, LLC, a growing medical equipment supply company, that provides sleep apnea equipment in the Wooster, Ohio area, is successfully using CareTend software to manage its HME business ...

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GeekWire

Former Swype execs raise $8.5M for Xealth, a health platform that connects patients, doctors and digital treatments
GeekWire
It can also leverage patient data that already exists but isn't being used to its full potential. One example is CPAP machines, devices that people with sleep apnea use to help keep their airways open while they sleep. If a patient isn't using their ...

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Sleep Review

Big Data Sheds Light on Complex Apnea
Sleep Review
The retrospective analysis of 198,890 patients' compliance rates found those with treatment-emergent central sleep apnea (CSA) who switched from CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) to ASV (adaptive servo-ventilation) used their therapy longer ...

 

Sleep Physician-Cardiologist Lee Surkin, MD, Seeks More Dentists ...
Sleep Review
Lee Surkin, MD, who triple board certified in sleep medicine, cardiology, and nuclear cardiology, is in private practice at Carolina Sleep in Greenville, NC, where ...

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Sleep Physician-Cardiologist Lee Surkin, MD, Seeks More Dentists to Participate in Dream Sleep Training Program
Sleep Review
Lee Surkin, MD, who triple board certified in sleep medicine, cardiology, and nuclear cardiology, is in private practice at Carolina Sleep in Greenville, NC, where one distinction lies in offering obstructive sleep apnea patients therapy options beyond ...

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WMBF

NMB dentist: Snoring is a fire alarm; wake up, sleep apnea is a ...
WMBF
A North Myrtle Beach dentist says when he found out sleep apnea can take 10 to 15 years off a person's life expectancy, he started researching how to help ...

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Medscape

The Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease
Medscape
There are several other approaches we could talk about, but the gold standard of sleep apnea therapy is CPAP, or continuous positive airway pressure. What that does is splints the airway open during inspiration, so it makes it easier for the subject to ...

 

Mild Sleep Apnea Linked to Increased High BP Risk
MedPage Today
Among 20-year-olds with normal blood pressure at baseline, mild obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) was associated with a 90% increased risk for developing hypertension during 10 years of follow up, and among 30-year-olds, mild OAS was associated with an ...

 

WMBF

NMB dentist: Snoring is a fire alarm; wake up, sleep apnea is a serious problem
WMBF
He added a CPAP machine is a common device to treat sleep apnea patients, and he says while it is standard care, it is not always effective. Barth is fitting Cook and patients like her who are diagnosed with sleep apnea with custom-made mouth guards.

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Nature's Rite Brings Unique Herbal Supplements to Retail Buyers at ...
PR Web (press release)
Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2017 -- Nature's Rite, a brand offering holistic supplements with unique and potent herb combinations, will attend the Weight.

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Rio Rancho Observer

Local business specializes in finding remedies for people's sleep ...
Rio Rancho Observer
One Rio Rancho business is finding success by putting their clients in masks and tucking them into bed.

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Nature's Rite Brings Unique Herbal Supplements to Retail Buyers at Weight Management, Sports Nutrition and Vitamin ...
PR Web (press release)
One of the company's flagship products being brought to the EPPS event is its Sleep Apnea Relief™ supplement. This product is designed to assist sleep apnea sufferers in getting more restful sleep, without having to rely on a noisy, cumbersome CPAP ...

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Biz Briefs 6/11/17
Salisbury Post
While CPAP is the standard treatment for sleep apnea, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine estimates up to 50 percent of sleep apnea patients do not comply with or tolerate CPAP. In contrast to a CPAP machine, oral appliances are a mouth ...

 

Daily Sabah

Prediabetes: The insidious disease
Daily Sabah
Being one of the trending topics in recent years, sleep apnea is closely related to prediabetes studies. According to a study conducted by Chicago University in 2015 and published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, a ...

 

Indiatimes.com

Choosing A Correct CPAP Device Might Be The Key To Treating A ...
Indiatimes.com
Doctors and leading pulmonologist are urging people with Sleep Apnea (OSA) to choose the correct Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) device to get ...
Travel CPAPs Earn Their Wings - Sleep ReviewSleep Review

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Indiatimes.com

Choosing A Correct CPAP Device Might Be The Key To Treating A Growing Sleep Apnea Problem For Children
Indiatimes.com
With over 15-20 percent of children in Delhi's private schools suffering from OSA P.P. Bose, a pulmonologist at National Heart Institute said that only a correct CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) device could ensure success for OSA's treatment ...
Travel CPAPs Earn Their WingsSleep Review

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Ashland Daily Tidings

Back to school
Ashland Daily Tidings
CPAP masks are the “gold standard” of sleep apnea treatment, Mortonson says, but many people who suffer from sleep apnea hate the masks and don't use them. Mortonson would like to see that change. “I'm really hoping to complete this research as part of ...

 

Clinical Advisor

Catathrenia: Parasomnia or breathing disorder?
Clinical Advisor
The disorder may also be confused with sleep talking, snoring, or sleep apnea. A current ... CPAP therapy does appear to help many patients with this disorder, giving more credence that this may be a sleep-disordered breathing abnormality. However, it ...

 

mHealthIntelligence.com

Mobile Health Technology is Breathing New Life Into CPAP Therapy
mHealthIntelligence.com
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines have been around for decades, helping doctors to monitor patients with breathing problems, like obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). But the clunky devices, which typically consist of an airflow generator, ...

 

Important to get sleep disorder treated
NRToday.com
We do know when they're dreaming, but we do not know what they are dreaming about. Lisa: Can you talk about the different therapies for sleep apnea or sleep disorder? Debbie: There is continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, and that is when a ...

 

KDRV

Study: Common Sleep Apnea Treatment Reduces Drowsy Driving ...
KDRV
(CLEVELAND CLINIC) -- Sleep apnea affects at least 25 million adults in the United States.The condition causes the upper airway to collapse frequently while ...

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KDRV

Study: Common Sleep Apnea Treatment Reduces Drowsy Driving
KDRV
Now, new Cleveland Clinic research supports a growing body of evidence that shows treating sleep apnea with a continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, machine reduces sleepiness behind the wheel. “There was a significant reduction in the drowsy ...

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