Why does my BMI and neck size matter?

While a variety of factors can contribute to sleep apnea, several studies have found that individuals with a BMI of 35 or higher and a neck size of 17 or greater (16 or greater for women), are at a significantly increased risk of airway obstruction due to increased weight on the throat.

2017-06-16T13:31:20+00:00 June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

What does “compliance” mean and why is it important?

The DOT requires a minimum CPAP compliance rate of at least 4 hours per day, 5 days per week, which equates to 70% of sleeping time. Aeroflow helps monitor your CPAP usage and reports the data to your employer. Drivers who are diagnosed with sleep apnea and are not compliant with treatment significantly increase their [...]

2017-06-16T13:31:29+00:00 June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

How do I know if I have sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep condition typically seen in individuals who snore loudly, gasp for air during sleep and wake up with a sore/dry throat. Side effects of sleep apnea can be dangerous, and adhering to CPAP therapy is an effective way to treat the condition. You can take our online sleep screening [...]

2017-06-14T16:33:39+00:00 June 7th, 2017|0 Comments