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Most of us recognize that sleep is of some importance, though there is still a large group of people who think, like Edison, that it is a waste of time, or Margaret Thatcher, that it is for wimps. However, we need to realize that if we live to age 90, which is more...read more
Earlier this year, the Huffington Post teamed up with Parade magazine to find out how many Americans are sleep deprived. Based on 15,000 survey responses, the results indicated more than 95 percent of responders wished they got more sleep -- and more than a third of...read more
Quality sleep helps maintain mood, productivity, memory, and cognitive performance. Research shows sleep deprivation is associated with increased mortality, Alzheimer’s, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, ulcerative colitis, and depression. Sleep plays...read more
During evolution, the human upper airway narrowed to accommodate the development of speech. This change adversely affects many people who experience either total or partial obstruction of the upper airway during sleep. Although neck muscles work to hold the airway...read more
Sommetric’s core technology uses continuous negative external pressure (cNEP). cNEP is a comfortable way to keep the upper airway open during sleep. It is actually a very simple concept. Think of the throat as a balloon. A balloon inflates because the air pressure...read more