As a sleep physician, I understand the struggle that many individuals face when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. The allure of over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aids is understandable, but it’s crucial to tread carefully in this realm.
Inspire Therapy for Sleep Apnea
Inspire is only FDA approved obstructive sleep apnea treatment that works inside your body to treat the root cause of sleep apnea.
Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation therapy
Somnas sleep and wake disorders Center in FL is proud to offer Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation therapy, an innovative treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea. Unlike CPAP (cpap alternatives), it works from inside the body with the patient’s natural breathing process.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Overview
Inspire Mechanism of Action
Inspire therapy is a promising new clinically proven, treatment option approved by the FDA
How Inspire Works
Upper Airway Stimulation Overview
Upper Airway Stimulation Mechanism of Action
Frequently asked question about sleep apnea and Inspire Sleep procedure
- Age 22 years or older.
- Moderate to severe OSA (AHI 15 to 65 events/hour)
- Body mass index (BMI) below 33 kg/m.
- Difficulty accepting or adhering to CPAP.
Possible adverse effects include, but are not limited to, the following patient related conditions:
- Damage to blood vessels in the vicinity of the implant.
- Excessive bleeding.
- Nerve trauma or damage.
- Allergic and/or rejection response to the implanted materials.
- Local irritation, seroma, hematoma, erosion, or swelling.
- Persistent pain, numbness, or inflammation at the implant site
- Discomfort from the stimulation
- Tongue movement restrictions, irritation resulting from tongue abrasions on preexisting sharp or broken teeth
- Tongue soreness or weakness
- Problems with swallowing or speaking
- Undesirable change in stimulation over time, possibly related to tissue changes around the electrode(s), shifts in electrode position, loose electrical connections, or lead fractures
- Fibrosis to the extent that it makes it difficult to remove the system without damaging surrounding structures
- Dry mouth
- Other acute symptoms (ie, headaches, coughing, choking, dysphasia, and speech related events)
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