Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has a global prevalence of 9-38%, with cases in the United States estimated at around 54 million. OSA is considered a sleep-related breathing disorder that accounts for obstruction of the upper airway, causing apneas.
Since day one in dental school, I knew I wanted to be a member of ASDA. I had heard so much about how it advocates for students, helps mold leadership skills and provides a community of students going through the same challenges you are going through who help each other. Being part of the University of Puerto Rico’s ASDA chapter, I felt a sense of belonging and community from the start.