Sleep Week 2021 | Episode 051

Episode summary introduction:

Does your significant other complain of your snoring? Do you wake up and feel as though you never slept? Are you prone to headaches? This episode may be for you or your spouse.

Topic 1:

It causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start while you sleep. There are many types of sleep apnea, but obstructive sleep apnea is the most common. OSA occurs when your throat muscles intermittently relax and block your airway during sleep.

Topic 2:

Signs and Symptoms along with risk factors are discussed.

Topic 3:

Diagnosis and Treatment from lifestyle changes, positional therapy to surgical options are discussed. Inspire is also discussed. Risks of untreated OSA are also discussed.


Nursing considerations and sleep hygiene education.

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