What is Obstructive Sleep Effect (OSE)?

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...

Continuous Negative External Pressure

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...