I Hate CPAP!

CPAP stands for continuous positive airway pressure. Its meant to act as an airway “splint” to keep the upper airway open.  This, in turn,...

Why do I have to come back to the sleep lab!?

Well, by this time someone thought you might have sleep apnea and sent you to the sleep lab.  You put on all the wires,...
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