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  • RECALL: Philips Respironics Voluntary Recall of Certain PAP Devices

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on June 15, 2021
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    Expert Sleep Medicine was recently made aware of an ongoing voluntary recall of certain Philips Respironics devices: Message from Philips Respironics: Philips Respironics announced a voluntary recall for Continuous and Non-Continuous Ventilators (certain CPAP, BiLevel PAP and Ventilator Devices) due to two issues related to the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam used in these devices. For information on the […]
  • FAQ on Narcolepsy

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on August 12, 2020
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    Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that makes you feel overwhelmingly tired. It can be dangerous because, in severe cases, it can cause you to fall asleep suddenly in the middle of an activity.     How Does Narcolepsy Works? The exact cause of narcolepsy is unknown, but ongoing research shows that those with narcolepsy have low levels of hypocretin in their brains. […]
  • Why can’t you fall asleep during quarantine?

    By Expert Sleep Medicine on July 14, 2020
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    Whether you are still in quarantine or venturing back out to be healthy at work, living and sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic is an unconventional time for most. Common reasons that people are having trouble falling or staying asleep during this time are: Disruption of a Regular Schedule Many shift workers qualified as essential and have continued to work over […]
  • The Relationship between Sleep, Stress, and Sickness

    By guardianowl on March 30, 2020
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    Sleep is important to fight infections, like COVID-19. There are many advantages to getting a good night’s sleep. Everyone knows how much better it feels to wake up feeling energized and in a better, relaxed mood after sleeping a full uninterrupted night’s worth, while not getting enough makes us feel more stressed than needed. One advantage of sleep that is […]