sleep apnea

Trucker dad should be tested for sleep apnea

Of all delectable islands the Neverland is the snuggest and most compact, not large and sprawly, you know, with tedious distances between one adventure and another, but nicely crammed. When you play at it by day with the chairs and table-cloth, it is not in the least alarming, but in the two minutes before you go to sleep it becomes very real. That is why there are night-lights.

Treatment would lower crash risk for truckers with sleep apnea

Commercial truck drivers who get treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) for two years may reduce their crash risk to the level of drivers without apnea, a study from Italy suggests. For professional drivers, the screening treatment and management of sleep disorders should be mandatory to reduce accident risk and improve road safety, the study authors write in the journal Sleep Medicine. Read ...[Read More]

Getting to Know About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is basically a chronic disease that is widely spreading. Most people with sleep apnea do not even realize how serious it is, as it has a negative effect on the functions of the body. It is caused by the low breathing during sleep, which is why it is considered a sleep disorder. It can affect anyone, regardless of their age, gender, and even children suffer from this disorder. There are...[Read More]

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): Symptoms, Treatments and Causes

(OSA): Symptoms, Treatments, and Causes Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a respiratory seizing caused by the collapse of the walls of the pharynx. The disorder mainly occurs while the person is asleep and snoring. To be more exact, during the attack, a patient stops snoring because of the blockage of the air passage through the pharynx. Repeated episodes of obstructive sleep apnea result in the lo...[Read More]

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