Did you know that if a person has an average lifespan, which is around 72.6 years, that individual will have had around 229,000 hours of sleep? That is around one-third of your life. Many people don't spend much time thinking about how they can improve their sleep and overall health. It's important to have a mattress and a bedtime routine where you know you'll get the best night's rest. Sleep is restorative and gives your brain and body time to regain energy while promoting the natural healing process.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) describes a situation when there are frequent pauses in breathing during sleep due to an obstructed airway. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is a preferred and effective treatment which is considered to be the gold standard of OSA therapy1.2 . At least 4 hours usage of CPAP is suggested to maintain an effective and long-term therapeutic improvement and reduce the risk of comorbidities associated with untreated OSA220.127.116.11. However, maintaining high compliance with CPAP device could be difficult for some patients. It may lead to the following issues:
Getting a good night of quality sleep is just as important as eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Many studies have proven that inadequate sleep has significant adverse effects on your brain function, exercise performance, or hormones. It may also lead to an increased risk of disease and weight gain in children and adults.