Jordan Stern, MD, Founder & CEO of BlueSleep, a successful sleep health and wellness company, talks about the diagnosis of sleep apnea and his company’s solutions for better sleep.
Dr. Stern is an award-winning head and neck surgeon, and a New York Times bestselling author. He is board-certified in otolaryngology and sleeps medicine. Dr. Stern discusses his background and the massive epidemic of sleep apnea, a condition of which most people do not even know they have. The sleep expert and researcher discusses various sleep conditions including hypopnea, which is shallow breathing, an abnormally low respiratory rate. The condition is regularly defined by a significantly decreased amount of air movement into the lungs, so much so that it can cause oxygen levels in the blood to drop. Hypopnea is often due to partial obstruction of the upper airway. Dr. Stern describes how the oxygen in your blood drops when you suffer from hypopnea.
The sleep doctor discusses the various risk factors for sleep apnea, the primary one being weight gain. He states that as we age, many people tend to gain weight, and this weight gain can often bring about sleep apnea. Continuing, Dr. Stern explains how BlueSleep can provide testing and treatment for various sleep disorders, as he discusses snoring causes and effect and snoring treatment in detail. The sleep doctor goes on to discuss CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) devices, oral appliances, snoring causes and effect, snoring treatment and more.
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