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Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy is a prescription-only therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). 
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Medical Accreditation

We are accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Additionally, AASM accreditation is the gold standard by which other organizations and companies evaluate sleep programs.


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AASM introduces driver fatigue awareness program SAFE-D

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is working to increase awareness about driver fatigue as families hit the road for the summer peak driving season. According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, an estimated 16.5 percent of all fatal crashes involved a fatigued driver. As a response to these alarming numbers, the AASM recently launched a new public education campaign called SAFE-D: Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education for Drivers. The centerpiece of the campaign is a free online presentation that describes the signs, causes and effects of driver fatigue and offers some strategies to manage it.

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Parasomnias

The term "parasomnia" is used in reference to a wide range of disruptive sleep-related events.  These behaviors and experiences generally occur during sleep, and in most cases are infrequent and mild.  At times, however, they may occur often enough so bothersome that medical attention is indicated.

Parasomnias are very common in young children, and do not usually indicate significant psychiatric or psychological problems.  Such disorders tend to run in tend to run in families, and can be more severe when a child is overly tired, has a fever, or is taking certain medications. They may occur during periods of stress, and may increase or decrease with "good" and "bad" weeks.  Most common of the parasomnias are "disorders of arousal," which include:

  • Confusion Arousal
  • Sleepwalking (somnambulism)
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Sleep-related Eating

Several other conditions can be frightening or disturbing to those that experience them.  Some other parasomnias are:

  • Hypnagogic Hallucinations and Sleep Paralysis
  • Nocturnal Seizures
  • Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Sleep Starts
  • Teeth grinding (Bruxism)
  • Rhythmic-movement Disorder
  • Sleep Talking (Somniloquy)

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