Sleep Apnea Video Archives

SleepApneaDisorder/ [Press Release ]/Los Angeles, California /Aviisha Medical Institute, LLC, the  national leader in home sleep care, is inviting the public to attend its  obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) webinars. The webinars are broadcasted live on the  first Monday of every month at 1pm PST. They webinars are hosted by Dr. Avi  Ishaaya and cover a broad range of topics related to sleep apnea. Dr. Avi is a  board-certified pulmonologist who specializes in treating sleep disorders. He is  the one of nation’s foremost experts on sleep issues and has been featured in  Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal.

The webinars were originally designed for physicians in Aviisha’s MD Home  Sleep Program (www.aviisha.com/mdhsp),  but interest and demand have changed that. “The webinars are a great way for all  people to learn about sleep apnea,” said Dr. Avi. “Sleep apnea carries serious  consequences for sufferers as well as their partners. Its prevalence is rising  dramatically yet only 10-20% of sufferers are diagnosed. We hope that opening  these webinars to the public can help raise awareness.” Read the rest of this entry

Stopping Sleep Apnea

A Medical Report from the Mayo Clinic says the risk for heart attack and stroke is much higher for anyone suffering from sleep apnea. It can also aggravate diabetes, cause cardiovascular problems, and contribute to memory problems. Doctors recommend using a C-PAP machine, a device that goes over your nose and provides air pressure while you breath at night.Sleep apnea may run in families. It’s also associated with obesity.

National Sleep Awareness Week:Video-Part-2

National Sleep Awareness Week:Video-Part-1

Sleep Apnea And Weight

What is Sleep Apnea?

What is sleep apnea is a non-branded, non-commercial educational video created by the American Sleep Apnea Association to educate patients and public about sleep apnea.
The video describes the symptoms of the condition, how it is diagnosed and what are the treatment options.

Sleep apnea and veterans

How you sleep at night has a big impact on your quality of life, and veterans may be at higher risk for a certain sleep disorder. Here are the important facts;

Doctor Anderson with the Rocky Mountain Sleep Center says the most common sleep disorders are sleep apnea (most commonly known as airway obstruction,) insomnia and narcolepsy.

His discussion tonight focused on prevention and he says keeping weight gain to a minimum and practicing proper sleep hygiene will help. He adds that avoiding caffeine and maintaining an active lifestyle are beneficial.

“Number one, practice good sleep hygiene, regular sleep habits. If people have a problem getting to sleep, to not stay in bed later and get up at the same time and to start that early and practice good sleep hygiene. The second most important thing is to maintain an ideal weight,” says Dr. Anderson.

School Children Are Sleep Deprived

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