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New Approaches in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

At Apnimed, we are working to transform the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) based on a simple idea – people with OSA could benefit from treatment with an oral medication. We are at the clinical trial stage of developing oral medications that address the disorder’s underlying neurobiology to activate upper airway muscles and maintain an open airway during sleep.

Do I have Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Loud snoring is only one of the signs of this serious sleep disorder. Learn the other symptoms and effects of sleep apnea and what your treatment options are.   Do[…]

Sleep by the Numbers

Interesting Sleep Facts and Statistics (2021) that We Can Learn From Sleep is an essential part of your body’s mental and physical wellness. However, it’s easy to forget how important[…]

Do I Have Excessive Sleepiness?

Feeling overly drowsy during the day can come from poor sleep habits—or it could signal a sleep disorder. Learn more about the symptoms and solutions for excessive sleepiness.   Almost[…]

Am I Getting Enough Sleep?

Is it bad if you only log four, five, or six hours of sleep a night? Watch out for these signs that you need more sleep.   Some people claim[…]

What is REM Sleep?

You may have heard the term, but do you know what it means? Understanding the importance of REM helps explain why a solid night’s sleep is so important.   Most[…]

What Are the Common Causes of Snoring?

Why do people snore? Is it okay to snore? Is there a way to stop it? Here’s what you should know about the common causes of snoring.    If your[…]

Tips for Staying Alert and Preventing Drowsy Driving

Being a diligent driver starts with being aware – drowsy driving is preventable.  Sleepiness can slow down your reaction time, decrease awareness, impair judgment, and increase your risk of crashing. Whenever[…]

Lifetime Achievement Award
Since 2001 NSF has recognized and celebrated the achievements of individuals who have contributed to advancing the sleep field. The recipients of the National Sleep Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award have[…]
The National Sleep Foundation advances sleep health and well-being through education and advocacy.Learn More 6 SMALL STEPS Be your Best Slept Self ™ Practice these daily tips for better sleep.[…]