Chronically Poor Sleep: The Global Epidemic
In the landscape of healthcare, sleep disorders often remain undiagnosed and untreated, particularly among underserved communities grappling with socioeconomic challenges. This article sheds light on the pervasive issue of sleep disorders in the United States, where one-third of Americans endure...
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Guide to Understanding Hypoxic Burden
What is Hypoxic Burden? Hypoxic Burden (HB) is an alternative way to assess sleep apnea (Figure 1). It aims to better understand how much a patient is affected by their sleep apnea, and predict their risk for comorbid health issues...
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Explanation of sleep and respiratory metrics
Explanation of sleep and respiratory metrics reported by the Wesper PDF report Apnea/Hypopnea Index (AHI): The average number of apneas and hypopneas calculated per hour of sleep time. AHI may differ when the desaturation threshold is set at 3% or...
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