Snoring & Sleep Apnea: Sleep Well, Feel Better
Snoring is the most common sign of sleep apnea, a potentially fatal sleep disorder that affects approximately twelve million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Untreated sleep apnea is associated with heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and premature death. It is a common cause of driving accidents and job impairment, as well as academic underachievement in children and adolescents.
Snoring and Sleep Apnea is for people who have or suspect that they have sleep apnea. It is also written for their bed partners, families, and friends, and for health care professionals involved in sleep apnea management. This extensively revised and expanded fourth edition covers causes, diagnosis, treatment, and surgical techniques as well as the pros and cons of specific therapies.
Readers will learn:
NEW and expanded topics in this edition include:
Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Sleep Well, Feel Better will educate readers and help them receive appropriate diagnostic tests and the most effective treatment so they can live full and healthy lives.
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Sleep Apnea Causes Auto Crashes
Chapter 4 Sleep Apnea Invades Health Home and Workplace
Chapter 5 Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea
Chapter 6 Normal Sleep Snoring and Sleep Apnea
Chapter 7 What Causes Sleep Apnea
Chapter 8 Problems and Pitfalls of Identifying Sleep Apnea
Chapter 14 Women and Sleep Apnea
Chapter 15 Sleep Apnea and Seniors
Chapter 16 Finding a Sleep Specialist
Chapter 17 Choosing a CPAP System and a Durable Medical Equipment Company
Chapter 19 Alternative Medicine and Sleep Apnea
Addresses Products and Services for People with Sleep Apnea