Tag Archives: CPAP

Who needs sleep apnea screening? And why?

The USPSTF (United States Preventive Services Task Force) is a conservative group that reviews data to give guidelines for physicians. The USPSTF has recently given recommendations on WHO should be screened for sleep apnea. Who should NOT be screened for … Continue reading

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Breathe. . . . . .. . . . gasp! snort! .. . .Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is disruption of sleep (to both the patient and their bed-partner) and is harmful to the body.¬† Here are some nuts and bolts¬† about it. . . What are the symptoms? Snoring. Frequent awakenings during sleep. Daytime sleepiness. … Continue reading

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