Sleep apnea: A severe national disease.
Sleep Apnea in TV series :
2000 - The Sopranos - Season 2 episode 11
Junior Soprano is diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea after recent heart complications. Junior is provided CPAP by a technician and then he gets more support during a follow up appointment. It can be challenging to remember to use CPAP at first but family and friends can help.
2010 - Mike and Molly (Season 1 episode 8) - "Mike Snores" : CPAP
03.06.2016, Healthcare Public: Researchers study a promising pill for sleep apnea
31.05.2016, Sleep Review magazine: OSA and cerebral palsy patients
02.06.2014 Philips Respironics:
Study finds SleepMapper app and web-based solution improves therapy adherence for sleep apnea patients
11.12.2013 Harvard Health Publications: Treating severe snoring can help with tough-to-control blood pressure
02.10.2013 Harvard Health Publications: Weight loss and breathing devices still best for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
14.05.2013 Wall Street Journal: A Test for Sleep Apnea From Your Own Bedroom
24.11.2010 BMJ: Continuous positive airway pressure as treatment for systemic hypertension in people with obstructive sleep apnoea
03.12.2009 BMJ: Effect of a very low energy diet on moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnoea in obese men
02.02.2006 British Medical Journal: Didgeridoo playing as alternative treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome