Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy News and Research

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Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy is a method of respiratory ventilation used primarily in the treatment of sleep apnea, for which it was first developed.
Snoring is not only annoying - it is bad for your health!

Snoring is not only annoying - it is bad for your health!

Patients with sleep apnea see cognitive boost after 3 months of continuous positive airway pressure

Patients with sleep apnea see cognitive boost after 3 months of continuous positive airway pressure

Sleep apnea treatment curbs aggression in sex offenders

Sleep apnea treatment curbs aggression in sex offenders

Complex sleep apnea resistant to standard treatment

Complex sleep apnea resistant to standard treatment

Shape and function of the heart improves with apnea treatment

Shape and function of the heart improves with apnea treatment

Can marriages be saved by treating snoring?

Can marriages be saved by treating snoring?

Continuous positive airways pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults

Continuous positive airways pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults

Sleep apnea sufferers have double the risk of stroke and death

Sleep apnea sufferers have double the risk of stroke and death

Wearing a continuous positive airway pressure device helps heart failure patients with obstructive sleep apnea get a good night's rest

Wearing a continuous positive airway pressure device helps heart failure patients with obstructive sleep apnea get a good night's rest

Short-term use of CPAP therapy may protect against cardiovascular disease

Short-term use of CPAP therapy may protect against cardiovascular disease

Obstructive sleep apnoeahypopnoea increases risk of heart attacks

Obstructive sleep apnoeahypopnoea increases risk of heart attacks

CPAP therapy helps control glucose levels among patients with Type II diabetes and sleep apnea

CPAP therapy helps control glucose levels among patients with Type II diabetes and sleep apnea

Many patients with sleep apnea or insomnia also have attention deficit disorder

Many patients with sleep apnea or insomnia also have attention deficit disorder

Children who have problems breathing during sleep tend to score lower on tests of mental development and intelligence

Children who have problems breathing during sleep tend to score lower on tests of mental development and intelligence

Oral appliances effective in treating obstructive sleep apnea

Oral appliances effective in treating obstructive sleep apnea

Study compares cheap take-home sleep test to expensive polysomnography test

Study compares cheap take-home sleep test to expensive polysomnography test

Lack of sleep may cause behavioral, learning and attention problems

Lack of sleep may cause behavioral, learning and attention problems

Treatment for sleep apnea could save 980 lives and $11.1 billion each year

Treatment for sleep apnea could save 980 lives and $11.1 billion each year