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Bulgaria: screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers

Bulgaria: screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers

Dr Slavcho Slavchev, chairperson of the Sleep and Health Foundation, proposes introduction of screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers. In an interview with FOCUS News Agency Dr Slavchev said that the studies show that this disorder increases the risk of road accidents ten times. The world now pays better attention to this problem, Slavchev commented. In Bulgaria the sleep apnea has also listed in the regulation as a risk in the driving licence issuance, especially when it…

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How to survive a snore

How to survive a snore

Bedtime can be a real nightmare if your other half keeps you awake Snoring might seem a trivial problem to those who haven’t had to put up with it, but it is a serious issue if you have. Doctor Raymond H Hamden, a Dubai-based clinical and forensic psychologist, said: “Snoring contributes to poor sleep and takes away from necessary uninterrupted rest for the snorer and for the person sleeping near them. “A study found that 23 per cent of couples…

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Seven-year-itch now reduced to three

Seven-year-itch now reduced to three

Forget the ‘seven-year-itch’, the breaking point for most couples comes after three years, says a new research. The pressures of modern life means more than ever partners take each other for granted, argue and lose sexual appetite. And many couples are increasingly giving each other a “pass” to pursue their own interests or take solo holidays. Traits and habits that are often endearing when we first start to see someone can often blow up into major irritations around the three-year…

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The war on snoring heats up.That steam engine in your bed is bad for your health, worse for your marriage

The war on snoring heats up.That steam engine in your bed is bad for your health, worse for your marriage

We’re often told that celebrities are just like us, and in some respects, that’s true: a great number of them snore in their sleep. Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter don’t just have separate bedrooms; they live in separate (but adjoining) London homes, partly because of Burton’s noisy sleeping. “Tim does snore, and that’s an element,” she told the U.K. Radio Times about their arrangement. Judge Judy has a separate room built off the master suite of her Connecticut mansion…

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Sleep Apnea Dental Device

Sleep Apnea Dental Device

Dental devices are thought to be a viable alternative to treating sleep apnea instead of using a CPAP machine. They’re also known as oral appliances or dental appliances and they are recognised by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as an accepted treatment for sleep ap Patients who want to use dental devices for treating sleep apnea will have to see an orthodontist before they get such a device to make sure that they are a candidate for being treated…

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What is sleep apnea?

What is sleep apnea?

The sleep apnea syndrome because of its high prevalence, comorbidity, high economic costs and obvious decline in quality of life of patients is a health problem of first order, that requires investment in specific treatments. The economic impact associated with low employment and high consumption of health system resources, amounting to OSAHS priority to the forefront of medical and public health problem. Developments in treatment response to growing demand and fortunately increases more and more the number of cases diagnosed…

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