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CPAP Use Reduces Risk of Accidents

Summary CPAP therapy is a proven treatment option for OSA. With the regular use of a CPAP, motor-vehicle accidents due to OSA can be prevented. People with undiagnosed sleep apnea are one of the highest at-risk groups for a car accident. It has been shown that people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) are 2 –

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CPAP User Improves Memory

Summary Patients who use their CPAPs 6 or more hours per night are nearly eight times as likely to demonstrate normal memory abilities compared to patients who used their inconsistently. A common symptom of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is memory loss. Certain stages of sleep are known to be important for brain repair, such as

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OSA Doubles Stroke Risk

Summary Stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide and a significant public health burden.1 Untreated Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has been identified as a modifiable risk factor for stroke.2 Research by Yale University found that OSA more than doubles the risk of stroke or death in patients over the age of 50.3 Recent

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