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Discover now the new Orthoapnea website!

Discover now the new Orthoapnea website!

This week we have presented our new website, a place where patients, doctors and professionals of the field can check all the interesting factors about Sleep Apnea and Orthoapnea device. What you can find among the most important news is the new image of Orthoapnea. Our slogan “Sleep, Smile & Live” is addressed to all those patients who know perfectly the consequences of suffering from a disease like sleep apnea. Remember that Orthoapnea will not only help you to sleep….but…

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Do musical instruments prevent from OSA?

Do musical instruments prevent from OSA?

The latest study reveals that the risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea can be lowered when playing the wind musical instruments. Let’s take it from the beginning. Obstructive Sleep apnea starts when a person is not able to breathe during the sleep because of the collapse of upper airways permeability. A person feels discomfort when sleeping and is basically not able to breathe properly through the oral cavity. The muscles in the throat are brought so tight together that a patient…

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Orthoapnean clinical study receives first prize at SEPAR congress.

Orthoapnean clinical study receives first prize at SEPAR congress.

Bilbao was the chosen venue by the Spanish society of Chest surgery and Pneumology, SEPAR, to hold, from the 6 to the 9 of june, the 47 national congress SEPAR. Among the congress most memorable acts, stands the prizes awarded to doctors Nuria Reina, Mercedes Martín,, Lidia Lopez, Eva Cabrera y María Victoria, all members from the department of Pneumology in Universitario Virgen de la Victoria de Málaga Hospital, for best oral communication. Their presentation “Treatments against apnea sleep syndrome…

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OSA could be the reason behind your poor sleep quality

OSA could be the reason behind your poor sleep quality

Waked up tired after a long nights rest? Feeling drowsy and restless? OSA could be the answer to your pledges.After conducting many experiments researches claim that up to 4 percent of the population could be affected by this syndrome. There is still little knowledge on this subject if compared to other diseases such as syphilis, however the number of people around the globe who have OSA could be at least 50 or more times than that of documented cases of…

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OrthoApnea successfully participated in the WASM 2013

OrthoApnea successfully participated in the WASM 2013

OrthoApnea participated with a booth at the exhibition where numerous professionals from different health branches (neurophysiologist, pulmonologist, ENTs, etc.) from different countries showed their interest on the OrthoApnea device for the treatment of OSAHS. The features of the OrthoApnea devide were explained to the interested specialists and were provided with contact details of OrthoApnea collaborators in their country of origin. OrthoApnea also supported the authors of three medical studies regarding the treatment of OSAHS with the OrthoApnea device that were…

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New Orthoapnea Office in the United Kingdom

New Orthoapnea Office in the United Kingdom

We’ve just open our new representation office in the United Kingdom! This is our address in Oxford: 2 SANT JAMES COURT, STONESFIELD CODE POST OX298QW OXFORDSHIRE   Here you can see Orthoapnea’s director, Jesús García, at our new facilities.

New Orthoapnea Course

New Orthoapnea Course

New Orthoapnea course in Beirut – Lebanon. Professor Luis Gavin is going to train an audience of 70 doctors in a special formation course all about dental sleep apnea treatment. The course will take place in the  Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace, on October 12th, 2013. Have a look at the course programe and roll in for your registration. Inscription places are limited:     Registration in advance is a must. Registration is on a first come first served bases. Tel…

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Hypersomnias: disturbances and sleep disorders

Hypersomnias: disturbances and sleep disorders

Under the category of hypersomnia are grouped diseases manifesting excessive daytime sleepiness as a unifying and common symptom. The subjects showed an inability to stay awake during the day and an uncontrollable tendency to sleep in any situation. Between the hypersomnias types we can find these disturbances and sleep disorders: –     Narcolepsy with cataplexy –     Narcolepsy without cataplexy –     Narcolepsy seconday –     Recurrent Hypersomnia –     Idiopathic hypersomnia –    …

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Cofactors of snoring

Cofactors of snoring

Snoring is common in adults and usually is not a sign of an underlying disorder. But it indicates an increase of the resistance of the upper airway and may be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea. Snoring may also be associated with morphological conditions that narrow the upper airway, such as obesity, nasal congestion, craniofacial abnormalities, hypothyroidism, acromegaly, and adenotonsillar hypertrophy. The pathogenic mechanisms of snoring are complex. It is a respiratory noise acoustically, is due to the vibration of…

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