Obstructive Sleep Apnea puts patients as risk of heart disease! The statistics should be stated the in terms of patient with OSA.
– 50% of OSA patients have hypertension
– Severe OSA patients have 2-4X higher odds of arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation
The current pandemic is understandably leading to anxiety and fear for many people, who are not only concerned about their own welfare, but vulnerable loved ones too. There is still much to be understood about this new strain of flu-like virus. However, one of the often-repeated facts we are aware of is the elderly and people with underlying health conditions are at increased risk of displaying severe symptoms and increased mortality rates. People with obstructive sleep apnea need to take additional care to minimize their potential exposure to the virus as it is a chronic respiratory condition which could place …
You may remember a parent saying you need sleep to stay healthy when you were a kid. You may have thought it was a conspiracy to get you to go to bed. It probably was, but it’s also true! Sleep is essential to our immune system’s ability to fight disease. According to Mayo Clinic experts, studies have shown that people who don’t get quality sleep or enough sleep are more likely to get sick after being exposed to a virus like COVID-19 or even the common cold virus. Lack of sleep can also affect how fast you recover if you …
Message from the Chief Operating Officer: Millennium Sleep Lab is dedicated to the health of our patients which means getting them the test they need and not exposing them to COVID19 or any other infectious disease. We have existing infection control protocols for cleaning test equipment and facility surfaces that include: Intermediate level disinfectants used on hard surface like plastic cases Laundering with medical grade detergent of soft materials like elastic sensors Careful separation of clean areas from receiving areas The disinfectant used exceeds the recommendation from the CDC. These protocols have been reviewed, inspected and approved by the JCAHO …