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 [...]

2018-06-06T20:22:29+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