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CPAP Can Make Sleeping Problems Worse

Although CPAP is supposed to help you get better sleep by treating your sleep apnea, it doesn’t always work. In fact, many people, especially those with mild sleep apnea, often experience significantly worse sleep after they start using CPAP. Why CPAP Can Make Sleeping Worse Although CPAP can be a very ...

New York Expands Sleep Apnea Screening for Railway Employees

After the success of its initial sleep apnea screening program, the Metro Transit Authority (MTA) of New York has announced it will expand the screening program to include all railway drivers. This is before screening rules for all commercial drivers will likely go into effect following the public commentary period. Recommendations Following a Deadly Accident ...

Metro North Railroad Approves Sleep Apnea Screening Program

Metro North Railroad, the company responsible for a fatal train derailment blamed on sleep apnea, has announced that it will start a pilot program for screening its engineers for the condition. All Engineers to Be Screened The new sleep apnea screening program will screen the company's 410 engineers and approximately 20 ...

By |December 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

$2.36 Million Snoring Surgery Infection Payout

British courts have ordered a payment of £1.5 million ($2.36 million) to a soldier who developed an infection after snoring surgery. The infection caused the man to develop reactive arthritis and he now suffers from chronic pain disorder. As a result, he has spent the last 8 years since his surgery, "effectively a ...

By |December 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|

New Snoring Treatment Cleared for Sale in US

Although there are currently many snoring treatments available, now there's one more. Recently, the FDA cleared Rhinomed's Mute technology for sale in the US. The technology claims to be able to expand the nostrils to improve air flow, resulting in reduced snoring. More Effective Than Breathing Strips The new snoring product is specifically ...

By |December 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|
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