Sleep Apnea Treatments Strongsville OH

Local resource for sleep apnea treatments in Strongsville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to medical treatments for sleep apnea, sleep disorder treatments, natural sleep disorder treatments, and sleep apnea surgery, as well as advice and content on finding sleep disorder centers in your area.

West Region Sleep Center
(216) 267-5933
15805 Puritas Avenue
Cleveland, OH
Doctors Refferal
Preferred
Ages Seen
18 years and up
Insurance
Insurance: Most insurance accepted.
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Summa Sleep Medicine in Medina
(330) 725-6283
3985 Medina Road
Medina, OH
Ages Seen
>16 years

Montrose Sleep Center Health and Wellness Center
(330) 665-8211
4125 Medina Road
Akron, OH
Ages Seen
18 years and up

Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
(216) 444-2165
11203 Stokes Boulevard
Cleveland, OH
Ages Seen
All ages

Summa Sleep Medicine Centers - Green
(330) 899-9347
1700 Boettler Road
Uniontown, OH
Ages Seen
3 years and up

Westlake Sleep Center
(440) 899-7641
25101 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH
Ages Seen
18 years and up

Resp. Solutions DBA: Remedy Sleep Disorders Center
(440) 933-7775
32730 Walker Road
Avon Lake, OH
Ages Seen
>18

Sleep Disorders Center at Hillcrest Hospital
(440) 312-6457
6780 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH
Doctors Refferal
Not necessary
Ages Seen
14 years and up
Insurance
Insurance: Most insurances are accepted, however, we do pre-authorize all patients pri
Medicare: Yes
Medicaid: Yes

Frankie Roman, MD
(330) 837-7552
150 Springside Dr
Akron, OH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided By:
Ohio Health Sleep Services at Upper Arlington
(614) 246-0285
1810 Mackenzie Drive
Columbus, OH
Ages Seen
2+

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Losing Weight Can Cure Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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CPAP machineFor sufferers of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a new study shows that losing weight is perhaps the single most effective way to reduce OSA symptoms and associated disorders, according to a new study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, one of the American Thoracic Society's three peer-reviewed journals.

For sufferers of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a new study shows that losing weight is perhaps the single most effective way to reduce OSA symptoms and associated disorders, according to a new study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, one of the American Thoracic Society's three peer-reviewed journals.

Weight loss may not be a new miracle pill or a fancy high-tech treatment, but it is an exciting therapy for sufferers of OSA both because of its short- and long-term effectiveness and for its relatively modest price tag. Surgery doesn't last, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines are only as effective as the patient's adherence, and most other devices have had disappointing outcomes, in addition to being expensive, unwieldy and having poor patient compliance. Furthermore, OSA is generally only treated when it has progressed to a moderate to severe state.

"Very low calorie diet (VLCD) combined with active lifestyle counseling resulting in marked weight reduction is a feasible and effective treatment for the majority of patients with mild OSA, and the achieved beneficial outcomes are maintained at 1-year follow-up," wrote Henri P.I. Tuomilehto, M.D., Ph.D., of the department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Kuopio University Hospital in Finland.

The prospective, randomized trial found that, in 81 patients with mild OSA, the 40 patients who were in the intervention arm underwent a diet that strictly limited caloric intake combined with lifestyle counseling lost more than 20 pounds on average in a year-and kept it off, resulting in markedly lower symptoms of OSA. The 41 patients in the control arm, who only received lifestyle counseling and lost on average less than 6 pounds, and were much less likely to see improvements in their OSA.

And not only does sustained weight loss improve OSA, it also improves the many other independently linked co-morbidities such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and diabetes.

"This is emphasized by our findings that, in conjunction with the improvement in AHI, significant improvements were also found in symptoms related to OSA, insulin resistance, lipids, and cardiorespiratory variables, such as arterial oxygen saturation, in patients belonging to the intervention group," wrote Dr. Tuomilehto.

Furthermore, Dr. Tuomilehto observed, "The greater the change in body weight or waist circumference, the greater was the improvement in OSA." In fact, mild OSA was objectively cured in 88 percent of the patients who l...

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