*  Patente US8104478 - Apparatus and methods for treating sleep apnea - Google Patentes
... sized and structured to be placed in the pharyngeal region of a human or animal and being effective in treating sleep apnea and ... An apparatus and method for treating sleep apnea and/or snoring is provided. The apparatus includes an appliance ... The carbon dioxide increase and oxygen desaturation triggers a transition to a lighter sleep stage, usually without wakefulness ... and rising carbon dioxide levels. The cardiovascular response produces an increase in the blood pressure and pulse. Cardiac ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US8104478?dq=flatulence
*  Patent US4446869 - Water absorbing trap to protect an infrared exhaled carbon dioxide apnea ... - Google Patents
As the thickness increases, the frequency response realized in the apnea monitor 22 decreases. Therefore generally, in respect ... shock resistant comparatively small infrared exhaled carbon dioxide apnea monitor. As so positioned adjacent the apnea monitor ... Water absorbing trap to protect an infrared exhaled carbon dioxide apnea monitor of a patient's respiration. US 4446869 A ... A preferred embodiment of the water absorbing trap to protect an infrared absorption exhaled carbon dioxide apnea monitor of a ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US4446869?dq=6,163,776
*  Sleep apnea - The Full Wiki
Longstanding recurrent episodes of apnea, over months and years, may cause an increase in carbon dioxide levels that can change ... Apnea Board'' - an open, non-profit discussion forum devoted exclusively to Sleep Apnea patients - Apnea Board - Sleep Apnea ... All about Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Polysomnogram Test - Sleep Apnea Study , Obstructive Sleep Apnea , Central Sleep Apnea. ... of sleep apnea shows pauses in breathing that are followed by drops in blood oxygen and increases in blood carbon dioxide. In ...
  http://www.thefullwiki.org/Sleep_apnea
*  Pediatric Apnea: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology
Apnea is defined by the cessation of respiratory airflow. The length of time necessary to be qualified as a true apneic event ... increased carbon dioxide levels). Patients with central apnea have no respiratory effort. This can be seen by a lack of chest ... Mixed apnea. Mixed apnea has characteristics of both central apnea and obstructive apnea. Examples can include a patient with a ... Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common form of obstructive apnea in children. Obstructive sleep apnea is on the sleep ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/800032-overview
*  Apnea of Prematurity | From the American Academy of Pediatrics | Pediatrics
Xanthines have multiple effects on respiration, including increased minute ventilation, improved carbon dioxide sensitivity, ... There are no data to suggest that a diagnosis of apnea of prematurity is associated with an increased risk of sudden infant ... Davis P, et al, ; Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity Trial Group. . Caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity. N Engl J Med. ... These results suggest that anemia may increase the likelihood of apnea of prematurity and that blood transfusions may result in ...
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*  Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Research & Treatments | American Sleep Assoc
... with a subsequent increase in carbon dioxide.. In central sleep apnea, the brain sends signals to stop breathing entirely; ... Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Research & Treatments. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common ... Sleep apnea patients are at 30% higher risk of heart attack and heart-related death than those without the condition. Increased ... Variety or sleep apnea oral mouth guards devices. Sleep Apnea Surgery. Sometimes, modifying airway anatomy is necessary to ...
  https://www.sleepassociation.org/sleep-disorders-n/sleep-apnea/obstructive-sleep-apnea_/amp/
*  Remedies For Snoring - How To Prepare Them At Home | Penyakit Ubat & Rawatan
When apnea occurs, there is an increase in Carbon dioxide levels in the body. In response to this, the heart rate gets affected ... This makes passage of air through the wind pipe tougher and hence apnea (stoppage of breathing of small instants)occurs which ... It's also employed to increase energy levels, and also to enhance digestive wellness. Acai can also assist to avoid free ... Clinical research has verified that rest deprivation would induce hunger, and improve urge for food. This typically benefits in ...
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*  What Is Sleep Apnea? - Restonic
Find out how sleep apnea can seriously affect your sleep and your everyday life. ... As carbon dioxide levels increase in the blood stream, this mechanism in the brain ceases to respond quickly enough to maintain ... Symptoms of sleep apnea. Many people are unaware they suffer from sleep apnea. Diagnosing sleep apnea involves an evaluation of ... More than extreme snoring, the paused breathing causes carbon dioxide to build up in the bloodstream. When the brain and body ...
  https://restonic.com/blog/what-is-sleep-apnea-9876
*  Primary Hypersomnia Medication: Stimulants
Polysomnographic study demonstrates apnea (absence of carbon dioxide fluctuation indicating no flow), chest wall paradox, ... abrupt increase in tidal volume at the end of apnea, and oxygen desaturation. All of these features are consistent with ... In contrast to obstructive sleep apnea, mixed apnea shows absence of respiratory efforts in the first segment of the apnea. ... This agent increases the amount of circulating dopamine and norepinephrine in the cerebral cortex by blocking the reuptake of ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/291699-medication
*  Primary Hypersomnia: Background, Etiology, Epidemiology
Polysomnographic study demonstrates apnea (absence of carbon dioxide fluctuation indicating no flow), chest wall paradox, ... abrupt increase in tidal volume at the end of apnea, and oxygen desaturation. All of these features are consistent with ... In contrast to obstructive sleep apnea, mixed apnea shows absence of respiratory efforts in the first segment of the apnea. ... 14] Injury to the adrenergic neurons at the bundle of isthmus has led to hypersomnia associated with a proportional increase of ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/291699-overview
*  Patent US20040186523 - System and method of cardiac pacing during sleep apnea - Google Patents
... on information characteristic of sleep apnea, wherein the cardiac pacing pulse aims to create a hemodynamic imbalance. An ... An exemplary method for treating sleep apnea is described that includes determining parameters for a cardiac pacing pulse based ... of these chemoreceptors is to increase respiratory activity to inhale more oxygen or to exhale more acid-forming carbon dioxide ... Thereafter, regular breathing and normal exchange of oxygen and accumulated carbon dioxide resumes. Severe sleep apnea, however ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20040186523?dq=6,247,130
*  Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves central sleep apnea and Cheyne-Stokes respiration in patients with chronic heart...
... especially to carbon dioxide (14). The degree of carbon dioxide hypersensitivity is a major determinant of Cheyne-Stokes ... Central sleep apnea occurs when arterial carbon dioxide partial pressures fall below the apneic threshold. The cycle length of ... slope of increase in ventilation relative to carbon dioxide production. Vo2. oxygen consumption. ... To analyze the ventilatory response to exercise, we calculated the slope of ventilation increase relative to carbon dioxide ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/44/1/68
*  Air enters the nose by passing through the external nares or nostrils | Respiratory System | Lung
Carbon dioxide moves from pulmonary blood into alveolar air. Hyperventilation may result in apnea and dizziness due to ... alkalosis.increased body temperature. and excitement. External respiration. Carbon dioxide acts directly on the medulla via its ... The lungs then eject the carbon dioxide. the carbon dioxide passes from the body through the nose and mouth. the diaphragm ... turning into carbon dioxide that is carried back to the lungs through the veins. As the oxygen travels through the body. ...
  https://www.scribd.com/document/50285835/Air-enters-the-nose-by-passing-through-the-external-nares-or-nostrils
*  Sleep apnea - Wikipedia
Longstanding recurrent episodes of apnea, over months and years, may cause an increase in carbon dioxide levels that can change ... carbon dioxide builds up in the bloodstream. Chemoreceptors in the blood stream note the high carbon dioxide levels. The brain ... Normal Respiratory Drive: After exhalation, the blood level of oxygen decreases and that of carbon dioxide increases. Exchange ... those who lose weight show reduced apnea frequencies and improved Apnoea-Hypopnoea Index (AHI) compared to controls. Several ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep_apnea
*  Health Article | Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic | University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital | Cleveland, OH
This causes carbon dioxide to increase in the blood, and oxygen levels to drop. ... Obstructive sleep apnea may also cause the disease.. What are the symptoms of OHS in a child?. Symptoms of OHS and sleep apnea ... Carbon dioxide moves the other way, from the blood to the air sacs. So when your child breathes out, that air is low in oxygen ... Carbon dioxide is a waste product that needs to be removed from the body. Children with OHS may not breathe as often and as ...
  http://www.uhhospitals.org/rainbow/services/otolaryngology/aerodigestive-clinic/health-library/health-article?contentTypeId=160&contentId=114
*  Sleep apnoea: It Takes Your Breath Away - Complete Wellbeing
The levels of oxygen in blood fall, and those of carbon dioxide rise. The body tries to compensate this change by increasing ... Sleep apnoea: It Takes Your Breath Away. Sleep apnoea [apnea] is temporary stoppage of breathing in sleep. It can cause health ... Sleep apnoea can affect children and adults alike. It is characterised by periods of stoppage of breathing [apnoea] and periods ... Central apnoea is complete cessation of airway and diaphragmatic movement. *Obstructive apnoea occurs when there is continued ...
  https://completewellbeing.com/article/it-takes-your-breath-away/
*  Apnea of prematurity - Wikipedia
Ventilatory drive is primarily dependent on response to increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and acid in the blood. A ... Apnea of prematurity can be readily identified from other forms of infant apnea such as obstructive apnea, hypoventilation ... Infants who have had AOP are at increased risk of recurrence of apnea in response to exposure to anesthetic agents, at least ... Central apnea can be detected quickly since it results in absence of respiratory movements. Obstructive apnea can be detected ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apnea_of_prematurity
*  Craniocervical Junction Disorders - Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders - Merck Manuals Consumer Version
... often long enough to temporarily decrease the amount of oxygen and increase the amount of carbon dioxide in the blood. ... Some people develop sleep apnea. In this serious disorder, breathing repeatedly stops, ... From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, we are committed to improving health ...
  http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/brain-spinal-cord-and-nerve-disorders/craniocervical-junction-disorders/craniocervical-junction-disorders
*  Hyperventilating vs. Hypoventilating - Anxiety - Panic Disorders - HealingWell.com Forum
It generally causes an increased concentration of carbon dioxide (hypercapnia) and respiratory acidosis. It can be caused by ... Hypoventilation may be dangerous for those with sleep apnea.. ---. Anxiety, Panic Disorder, and Depression.. 'We work on ... So the biggest difference physiologically is that over breathing reduces the carbon dioxide levels, and under breathing ... thereby reducing the carbon dioxide concentration of the blood below normal.. Hyperventilation can, but does not necessarily ...
  https://www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=9&m=964863
*  Obstructive sleep apnea - Wikipedia
As in central apnea, pauses are followed by a relative decrease in blood oxygen and an increase in the blood carbon dioxide. ... Men, in which the anatomy is typified by increased mass in the torso and neck, are at increased risk of developing sleep apnea ... This position holds the tongue farther away from the back of the airway and may be enough to relieve apnea or improve breathing ... Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea and is caused by complete or partial obstructions of the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obstructive_sleep_apnea
*  "Late-Preterm" Infants: A Population at Risk | FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS |...
... decreased central chemosensitivity to carbon dioxide, immature pulmonary irritant receptors, increased respiratory inhibition ... The predisposition to apnea in late-preterm infants is associated with several underlying factors including increased ... Apnea occurs more frequently among late-preterm infants than term infants. The incidence of apnea in late-preterm infants is ... much of the increase in the preterm birth rate in recent years can be attributed to increases in late-preterm births.12,13 ...
  http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/120/6/1390.full
*  Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Hypothyroidism | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians
There were fewer changes in sleep stage per hour during treatment (22.1 ± 4.9) than pretreatment (57.6 ± 14.5). Carbon dioxide ... Review: CPAP improves QoL in obstructive sleep apnea; effects not as clear for mandibular advancement devices Annals of ... Review: CPAP improves QoL in obstructive sleep apnea; effects not as clear for mandibular advancement devices Annals of ... Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Hypothyroidism KRISHNAN R. RAJAGOPAL, M.D.; PETER H. ABBRECHT, M.D., Ph.D.; SARKIS S. DERDERIAN, D.O ...
  http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/698995/obstructive-sleep-apnea-hypothyroidism
*  Patent US20090084388 - Methods and Devices for Removal of a Tongue Stabilization Device - Google Patents
Methods of treating airway disorders such as sleep apnea and snoring with the airway implant device are disclosed herein. ... Eventually, the lack of oxygen and an increase in carbon dioxide signal causes the person to wake up, forcing the airway open ... Some patients with sleep apnea may need surgery. Although several surgical procedures are used to increase the size of the ... Those with apnea stop breathing in their sleep, often hundreds of times during the night. Usually apnea occurs when the throat ...
  https://encrypted.google.com/patents/US20090084388
*  Types of Sleep Apnea
... chronic obstructive sleep apnea, and mixed or complex sleep apnea. If you have severe sleep apnea, you... ... Learn about the three main types of sleep apnea, and the causes of central sleep apnea, ... Central Sleep Apnea. The reduction in oxygen and increase in carbon dioxide which occur during apnea cause arousals. With each ... Scientists have distinguished three types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, and mixed sleep apnea. ...
  http://www.improve-your-sleep.com/types-of-sleep-apnea.html
*  Hypertension sub-cluster 25
Hypoxia caused by sleep apnea might be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events in subjects with metabolic ... Our primary hypothesis was that the acute ventilatory response to carbon dioxide in the presence of sustained hypoxia {VRCO2 ( ... The ventilatory response to carbon dioxide and sustained hypoxia is enhanced after ... ... Modern broilers have been genetically selected for an increased growth rate and improved feed conversion, but they are also ...
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