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Forty percent of adults over 40 snore – half of them every night; and while for most of these individuals snoring may be nothing more than a social inconvenience, for more than 18 million Americans it may be a symptom of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), a potentially life-threatening condition.
Our school curriculum covers a range of techniques we will use to address patient concerns throughout our careers. But, did you know that many of us are not properly taught how to address a significant medical condition that affects about 18 million people across the nation?
Sleep apnea is a chronic medical condition characterized by a cycle of airway collapse and sleep disruption. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, this condition has increased in prevalence in the last 20 years alone. In fact, approximately 26% of adults between ages 30 and 70 in the United States suffer from sleep apnea.