Summary and Info
Snoring and Sleep Apnea is written people with sleep apnea, as well as for their bed partners, families, and friends, and for health care professionals involved in sleep apnea management. Written by experts in the field, the book covers causes, diagnosis, treatment, and surgical techniques as well as the pros and cons of specific therapies. Readers learn when snoring is a sign of sleep apnea, why the condition is dangerous, when to see a sleep specialist, where to find an accredited sleep disorder center, the latest treatments, and how to feel better fast. Fully revised and expanded, this edition also contains a new chapter on women and sleep apnea; managing children and adolescents with the problem; advances in CPAP and other key treatments; and the latest statistics on the impact of sleep apnea on obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.