More people suffer from sleep apnea in North and South America than doctors initially thought.
Figures Double in Size
According to a study ResMed presented at SLEEP 2019, roughly 170 million people across North and South America have sleep apnea. That’s 37% of adults.
The three countries with the highest reported sleep apnea cases are:
- United States (54 million)
- Brazil (49 million)
- Colombia (11 million).
Previous estimates put the worldwide sleep apnea figure at 100 million. Now we know that it’s nearly double that number in North and South America alone!
Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and Treatment are Key
While there are many reliable treatments for sleep apnea, we utilize a minimally invasive approach at Pasadena Pain Management that focuses on dental forces that may be contributing to the condition.
Sleep apnea — in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts while you sleep — can be a potentially deadly condition that deserves immediate treatment. If you snore loudly at night, or wake up feeling extremely tired — you may be a sleep apnea candidate at Pasadena Pain Management.
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About Pasadena Pain Management
Pasadena Pain Management offers pain management treatment for TMJ/TMD, migraine, headaches and neck pain in Pasadena, CA. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Pasadena Pain Management, we offer the exclusive TruDenta treatment therapy — a highly specialized form of care that involves cutting-edge dental technology, without needles or injections. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable pain management care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping our patients happy and pain free.