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Sleep problems and sleep apnea in persons with spinal cord injury

Sleep problems and sleep apnea in persons with spinal cord injury

[Silence]>>Hello and welcome to the spinal cord injury forum. I’m Stephen Burns, Medical Co-Director of the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System. The forums– the video reporting center online media content are made possible by a grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Tonight, we will be discussion sleep problems after spinal …

Dr. Ryan Nord – Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Dr. Ryan Nord – Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Most simply sleep apnea is when someone goes to sleep and they stop breathing at night. When a person stops breathing at night, a couple of things happen. The oxygen level goes down in their body, and that simulates what’s generally known as a ‘fight-or-flight’ response and that leads to a variety of the stress …