--Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) causes a person to stop breathing during sleep because the airway collapses, preventing air from entering the lungs.
--It is estimated that 18 million people have OSA, with two-thirds suffering from hypertension or high blood pressure. Ninety percent are undiagnosed.
--People who are not diagnosed and do not receive effective treatment may be at increased risk of heart attack, heart disease, stroke, motor vehicle and work accidents related to fatigue and a decreased quality of life.
Your technician will assist you in completing you paperwork, explain the procedure to you, and monitor you for the entire procedure.