Sleep Apnea and Trucking be Prepared
May 14, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment
Recently a two day sleep apnea conference was held in Baltimore, MD. and those in attendance say that sleep apnea is a serious safety concern in trucking. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) started a campaign last summer to bring awareness to the trucking industry about Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
“Last summer we recommended that all [...]
Sleep Apnea – Do you have it?
October 13, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment
Do you get sleepy during the day? Do you snore? Are you a little on the heavy side? Then yea you probably have some sort of “sleep apnea” it is not that uncommon. In fact more than 12 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, and it is estimated conservatively that ten million remain undiagnosed. Truckers [...]
August 17, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment
What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep Apnea is a sleeping disorder that affects the breaths that you take, while you are asleep. Just a few years ago, there was not much known about this disorder. I was diagnosed with “sleep apnea” back in 1997. I had to travel almost two hours from the house just [...]