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Neglected by Doctors, Some CPAP Users Hack Their Machines

Sleep apnea is not an easy condition to diagnose and treat. If it were, we wouldn’t have an epidemic of undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea in this country. Unfortunately, the challenge of treating sleep apnea can be made even harder by the indifference or ignorance of doctors. Many people with clear symptoms [...]

Is Inspire’s IPO a Good Investment?

We know that there are many people with sleep apnea in the US, and that as more attention is given to the condition, more of the undiagnosed individuals learn they have it. In fact, insurance companies have seen a 900% increase in sleep apnea claims from 2014 to 2017. Medical device maker [...]

Sleep Apnea Spikes Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, and Stress Hormones

We know that sleep apnea can significantly impact your health. When your body stops breathing at night, all your systems are affected. Sleep apnea treatment controls these impacts so that you can avoid serious health problems. Now a new study shows how skipping just one night’s treatment can cause serious disruption of [...]

5 Ways CPAP Is a Nuisance When You Travel

Summer is travel time, when families finally get a chance to hit the road and enjoy a well-earned vacation. But it won’t be enjoyable for you if you have to be without your sleep apnea treatment. You’ll be fatigued, irritable, and may even doze off when driving or during other activities. The problem is that [...]

Hospitalized Psychiatric Patients Have High Sleep Apnea Risk

We know that sleep apnea has the potential to affect many aspects of your health, including your mental health. We also know that many conditions are harder to treat when people also have sleep apnea. Now a new study shows how common sleep apnea may be among people treated for psychiatric disorders. [...]

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