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Entries in awareness (3)

Tuesday
Apr102012

April 18th is Sleep Apnea Awareness Day 2012!

The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) has declared April 18, 2012 as Sleep Apnea Awareness Day. Sleep Apnea occurs when the airway is blocked during sleep, causing loss of oxygen to the blood, and causing the body to not be able to achieve deep REM sleep. REM sleep is essential to the human body and without it a person never feels rested. The affects of sleep deprivation are cumulative. The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) has issued a YouTube Video to help with awareness. Please share it with your friends and family. Sleep Apnea is no joke, it can be life-threatening and is easily treated with effective results.

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Tuesday
Nov152011

November is COPD Awareness Month

COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases, encompassing emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, and severe bronchiectasis. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. November is COPD awareness month. COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a generic term for a group of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, emphysema, and bronchiectasis...

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Wednesday
Mar022011

March 7-13th is National Sleep Awareness Week

Here at TheCPAPPeople.com, we try to encourage education and sleep awareness every day. We are extremely supportive of the work that the NSF does and hope to be a bigger part of the effort in the future. We utilize Facebook and Twitter to inform our patients of news stories and product information that are relevant to their daily lives. This blog is also a great resource for patient reviews of products, as well as news and event information...

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