This video explains how obstructive apneas occur and why they are so disruptive to our sleep. It also discusses the physical side effects caused by interrupted and unrestful sleep.
Body Basics: What is sleep apnea and how does it affect your body?
This video explains what obstructive sleep apnea is and lists the negative health effects caused by the condition. It also explains how PAP therapy treats sleep disordered breathing and can improve your body functioning and your overall quality of life.
Your Night at the Sleep Laboratory
This video explains, in detail, how a polysomnography, or overnight sleep study, is conducted. It shows the procedure and placement of all the sensors and electrodes needed to collect information about your sleep and gives you a good idea of what to expect when you come to sleep lab. Lastly, it explains some treatment options including Continuous Positive Airway Pressure or CPAP.
Alice NightOne Home Testing
This short video gives step by step instructions for using the Respironics Alice NightOne testing unit. This modern home sleep testing device is designed to be easy to use and intuitive.