Year End Report

You can view our year-end report here. It’s January and the start of a new year.  The ASAA has been taking stock of what we’ve accomplished in 2018, and looking ahead to our plans for 2019.  We have produced our first ever Year-End Report detailing our 2018...

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Pain and Sleep: What You Can Do to Help

SleepApnea.org Webinar Featuring Daniel Hernandez, M.D. By Eugena Brooks Does Pain Impact Sleep The problem with pain and sleep loss is that the two contribute to one other. Experiencing chronic pain can lead to sleep deprivation, but sleep deprivation can also make...

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Well Beyond Blue: Campaign to Change the Definition of Wellness

We all get the “blues” every now and again, especially during difficult or traumatic experiences; it’s part of being human. However, persistent feelings of sadness, anxiety, hopelessness and disinterest in things once loved and enjoyed indicates the disorder of depression; a disease that affects twenty million Americans.

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NIH Sleep and Women’s Health

Women as the main caregivers of the family find little time to get adequate sleep. More so if they are also the sole provider of family financial support. Very often women don’t have the support systems to be able to care for their family and take time for themselves.

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DBSA Well beyond Blue initiative

Please register to attend the DBSA-led Patient-Focused Medical Product Development Meeting on November 16, 2018. And be part of this effort by responding to the “Supporting Wellness” survey.

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Childhood Sleep Apnea: What Parents Should Know

Most parents often think that only adults suffer from sleep apnea and children aren’t affected by this disorder. But the fact is that, even children can suffer from sleep apnea. If your child is experiencing one or all of the below mentioned symptoms, he or she may be suffering from childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA:

● Makes choking or gasping noises during sleep
● Sleeps with his or her head tilted back
● Makes squeaking noise while inhaling
● Has difficulty in concentrating
● Experiencing daytime hyperactivity

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