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SNORING FIX DEVICE NOW AVAILABLE


Experimental shock therapy device offers hope for sleep apnea sufferers

Noisy snoring is not just a tiring irritation for partners but also can be a sign of sleep apnea. The National Institutes of Health reports that more than 12 million Americans suffer from the most common of the three varieties – obstructive sleep apnea, where the upper airway is repeatedly blocked during sleep. There are several treatment options already available and Minneapolis-based Inspire Medical Systems is about to add a shocking new addition to the treatment options on offer. The new system – which is about to enter clinical trials – electrically stimulates the nerve at the base of the tongue & keeps it from blocking the air’s journey to and from the lungs, and so offers the patient a good night’s sleep. Read More

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