CPAP Alternatives

Vitamin D Likely Has no Link to Sleep Apnea

Some people have postulated that sleep apnea is linked to a vitamin D deficiency. This explanation has many positive aspects, especially because it gives an easy, convenient alternative to CPAP. All you have to do is take a vitamin supplement to reduce your sleep apnea.

Unfortunately, new research shows that there is […]

Dr. Roubal Spreads Knowledge about Sleep Apnea

Last month, Dr. Roger Roubal spoke at a continuing education conference for Creighton University. The conference was held on November 13, and it was dedicated to educating primary care doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers about sleep apnea.

Dr. Roubal sees speaking engagements as being a vital part of the mission […]

Dr. Roubal Shares Sleep Apnea Information on KETV-7

This week, Dr. Roubal was featured in a KETV-7 News story about sleep apnea. The focus of the story was the case of 44-year-old Council Bluffs firefighter Jeremy Dankiw.

Dr. Roubal in the news

Draining His Energy

Dankiw didn’t realize he had sleep apnea. What he did […]

Oral Appliances Could Help Truckers Frustrated with CPAP

As federal regulations are requiring closer monitoring of truckers at risk for sleep apnea, many of them are expressing their frustration with the process. Not only are their irritated by the requirements for testing, but many of them are upset with having to wear their CPAP machine. They are irritated by […]

Heart Failure Sleep Apnea Study Puzzles Reasearchers

It was designed to help patients who developed central sleep apnea after suffering a heart failure, but clinical trial results show that it did the opposite: caused early and sustained increases in patient deaths. This new insight shows how complex sleep apnea is and why we need multiple treatment options to ensure […]

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