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Calgary company treats sleep apnea with new technology

GLOBAL NEWS HOUR AT 6 CALGARY

January 4 2018 7:18pm

It’s estimated that 20 per cent of people suffer from sleep apena. Treating the disorder hasn’t always been easy or successful, but as Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports, a Calgary company has now come up with a new solution that uses an iPad in your bedroom.

 

Technology developed in Calgary uses motorized mouthpieces to assess needs of sleep apnea patients

CTV NEWS CALGARY

January 4, 2018 5:33PM

A Calgary sleep researcher has developed a wearable piece of technology that is the first step in addressing a sleep issue that robs a significant portion of the population of a full night’s rest.

People with sleep apnea, which affects as many as one in four Canadians according to the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, are startled awake numerous times throughout the night when they stop breathing. The sleep deprivation has been commonly linked to fatigue, headaches, depression and fibromyalgia.