Recent Examples of apnea from the Web
More: New implanted device may improve sleep for those with apneaStudies suggest that placing care in the hands of hospitalists may decrease hospital costs and lower patient stays.
The price of a sleep study to diagnose disorders such as apnea (not including doctors’ and reading fees) can be $577 or $4,196, according to data from the Philadelphia Inquirer/6ABC Action News health transparency tool at philly.com/healthcosts.
But apnea occurrences also cause blood pressure to spike and increase heart rate; longterm, that can lead to – among other health problems – an irregular heartbeat.
Inside the complex, there is a man with apnea who cannot sleep at night without power to his oxygen machine.
Safety advocates want federal regulators to revive the sleep-apnea rules that the U.S. is dropping.
McGirr’s apnea was alleviated by a device known as a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) system, a nose-nozzle contraption that makes its wearer look a little like Darth Vader unmasked.
Lupe Herasimchuk didn't have time to retrieve her CPAP machine, a device that helps those with sleep apnea breathe easier.
Fitbit claims this could help the device alert the user of sleep apnea, a condition that causes breathing interruption during sleep.
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Origin and Etymology of apnea
First Known Use: circa 1719See Words from the same year
medical Definition of apnea
apneicor chiefly British apnoeic play \ap-ˈnē-ik\ adjective
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