The Sleep Apnea Awareness Ribbon color is black, the same color that is used to represent sleep disorder awareness, including Narcolepsy. Sleep Apnea Awareness Week (October 6 to October 13) is sponsored by the American Sleep Association. April 18 is Sleep Apnea Awareness Day - A global recognition of the results of a five-patient study published in 1981 by Colin Sullivan, the inventor of CPAP technology. The aim of Better Sleep Month in May is to encourage people to establish better sleeping patterns.
Severity of sleep apnea depends on how often the breathing is interrupted:
Causes of sleep apnea:
|Latest Sleep Apnea Publications|
|1 - Sleep Breathing Machines Benefit Children with Sleep Apnea - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.|
|2 - Treatment for Veterans with Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Ventus Medical.|
|3 - Sleep Apnea Nighttime Breathing Treatment Options - Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality.|
|4 - Effective Ways of Dealing with Sleep Apnea - Joel Mark.|
|5 - Brain Can Learn to Overcome Sleep Apnea - University of Toronto.|
|6 - Sleep Apnea - Even Athletes are at Risk - Concerto Internet Marketing, LLC.|
|7 - Dentist's Role in Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and Treatment - Pennsylvania Dental Association.|
|8 - Sleep Apnea in Children and Teens Linked to to Lower Grades - American Academy of Sleep Medicine.|
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