Hypoxemia: Management and Treatment

2021-05-03T14:28:51-05:00By |Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)|

Hypoxemia: Management and Treatment Hypoxemia is a condition that occurs when there are low levels of oxygen in the blood. The blood is continuously circulating, picking up oxygen from the lungs and delivering it throughout the body to use as fuel. If the cells, tissues, and organs do not receive an adequate amount needed to [...]

Overnight Oximetry to Test for Low Oxygen Levels

2021-05-03T14:14:45-05:00By |Home Sleep Testing, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)|

Overnight Oximetry to Test for Low Oxygen Levels Sleep-related breathing disorders, specifically obstructive sleep apnea, is a common condition that regularly goes unrecognized. Approximately three to seven percent of the general population suffers from sleep apnea, with 93 percent of women and 82 percent of men remaining undiagnosed. If obstructive sleep apnea goes undiagnosed and [...]

Pulse Oximetry Essential in Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

2021-03-16T11:48:05-05:00By |Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)|

Pulse Oximetry Essential in Diagnosing Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a common yet under-diagnosed sleep disorder that affects more than 22 million Americans.  Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing is briefly interrupted repeatedly throughout the night while sleeping. There are two different types of sleep apnea, including obstructive sleep apnea, OSA, and central [...]

OSA Fact Sheet

2019-12-23T09:10:16-06:00By |Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Sleep Wellness Fact Sheet|

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) - What is it? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow breathing while you sleep, called apneas. Each apnea can last anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes and may occur 30+ times each hour. During these pauses, your airway relaxes, and [...]