A cure for sleep apnea begins with awareness. Parents and caregivers who are educated about the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea in children can do a lot to eliminate the condition before it becomes a lifelong problem.
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It takes a huge effort, relying on phone calls, texts, and social media, as well as the big hearts, spontaneous compassion, and the willingness of perfect strangers to unite for the common good, to make something like this happen. We thank each and every one of these AWAKE Angels for their part in this hurricane relief effort. We truly could not do any of this without their energy, vision, and support.
Efforts to research a cure for sleep apnea are ongoing at every level. The challenges include developmental better diagnostic strategies, improving the identification of biomarkers showing higher risk for sleep apnea, and much more research on pediatric sleep apnea to understand why it happens and how we can catch it early and reverse the processes that turn it into a chronic condition.
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The hard-working service members in our communities deserve to have adequate access to therapy so they don’t compromise their health. The ASAA offers CPAP kits (machines, masks, and accessories) or replacement CPAP masks to all civil servants who need to breathe easy and could use a spare PAP setup at their second home at the station.