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BCH Lecture: Advances in treating sleep apnea 7/13/23

  • Category: Sleep Medicine

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that causes you to repeatedly stop breathing for brief moments during sleep. If left untreated, sleep apnea increases your risk for a number of serious conditions, including stroke, heart failure, irregular heartbeat and type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, there are a variety of effective treatments for sleep apnea.

Hear board-certified sleep medicine specialist Thomas Minor, MD, describe the health risks of and current treatment options for sleep apnea. Then hear board-certified otolaryngologist Angela Paddack, MD, explain Inspire® Upper Airway Stimulation, a minimally invasive surgical alternative to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).

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