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If Your Insomnia Drugs Are Failing, You Probably Have Sleep Apnea

It’s common in this country to look to drugs to treat our problems. This is as much a failing among patients as doctors, although it’s often put on doctors, who, as the educated professional in the area, should know better. Ideally, all parties should agree that when drugs aren’t working, a different treatment should be […]

Apple Watch Plus AI 90% Accurate in Diagnosing Sleep Apnea: Study

We’ve been talking before about how wearable tech can be used to potentially spot people’s risk for sleep apnea, but it seems that the technological progress is amazingly fast, outstripping our ability to really understand how it works.

Those are some of the insights coming from a large study showing that […]

Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Insurance papers

Yes. BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) like most insurers recognizes that sleep apnea is a serious medical condition. If left untreated, the cost of related health conditions related to sleep apnea is much greater than the cost of treating sleep apnea. So BCBSNE covers the diagnosis […]

New Disposable Patch Could Lead to Effortless Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

mature man sleeping on white pillow in bed

If you’re already the kind of person wearing a health tracker like a FitBit, the adaptation of these to help diagnose sleep apnea could have big benefits. But what if you’re not already using that kind of device? What […]

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