Obstructive sleep apnea affects around 20 million Americans and can lead to hypertension, heart attack, stroke, depression, muscle pain, fibromyalgia, morning headaches, and excessive daytime sleepiness.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Overweight and are unwilling or unable to use CPAP: Learn about new study

The majority of patients are unable to use CPAP and oral appliances are usually the single best treatment. Katy McNulty has informed me of a free study for overweight patients unable or unwilling to utilize CPAP. The study is done in Atlanta but you do not need to live in Atlanta. Morbid obesity is a contraindication to a comfortable oral appliance but merely being overweight is common and oral appliances are usually a comfortable and effective alternative to CPAP.

Please mention I HATE CPAP if you contact Katy and send me your feedback.


We are conducting a clinical trial in Atlanta that your audience might find interesting. It's for people who are overweight and are unwilling or unable to use CPAP. I pasted the link to the study information below.




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posted by Dr Shapira at 9:37 AM