Sleep Apnea

TriBeCa Care offers home based sleep study to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a disorder wherein the airway gets blocked or collapses while a person is sleeping, thus causing interruptions in breathing and therefore the oxygen flow. This occurs repeatedly while a person is asleep and in prolonged cases can cause serious health risks, including but not limited to cardiac arrests, stroke and hypertension.

1 in 5 people suffer from sleep apnea but are not aware of it.

Contact us today to talk to a sleep expert in case you suffer from any of the symptoms of sleep apnea.

Sleep Apnea

Shallow breathing or pause of breathing briefly during sleep is a condition known as sleep apnea. The airway through the windpipe gets partially or completely blocked that obstructs breathing for a while during sleep and the diaphragm pushes itself harder to contract and allow the air to enter through the nose. The obstructed airway opens with a loud gasp or body jolt which is the body’s own method of pulling air back into the lungs.
Sleep apnea diagnosis

Our Services

TriBeCa Care is dedicated to raising awareness for obstructive sleep apnea and to also provide end – to – end solutions for its treatment. From doctor consultations and sleep tests at home to a range of CPAP machines, TriBeCa helps you in complete management of sleep apnea.

Symptoms of Sleep apnea

Symptoms

Symptoms of sleep apnea can be varied and often includes loud snoring, daytime sleepiness or tiredness, interrupted sleep, irritability or mood swings and lack of concentration. Most people tend to ignore the symptoms as common traits and do not understand the severity of the condition.

Causes of Sleep Apnea

Causes

Obesity is one of the primary causes of sleep apnea, as well as thicker neck circumference in a person. Health conditions such as asthma, enlarged tonsils and chronic nasal congestion are also probable causes of sleep apnea. Over – consumption of alcohol and overuse of certain sedatives can also cause sleep apnea.

Risks of Sleep apnea

Risks

There can be many serious health conditions caused by sleep apnea, and if untreated in time, can be life threatening. Few of the well known health risks of sleep apnea include cardiac arrest, stroke, diabetes, accidents (caused by lack of concentration during activities), depression and hypertension.

Home Sleep Study

Home Sleep Study

Home sleep study is usually a test performed at night through a device, while the person getting the test done is asleep. The test is non invasive and can determine the level and depth of sleep undergone by the person, as well as the number of apneas that have occurred in the course of night.

CPAP Machine

CPAP Therapy

CPAP is used for those with breathing problems such as Sleep Apnea. CPAP is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep the airways open and helps in preventing Sleep Apnea symptoms. Many users who use CPAP, claim to feel better once they begin treatment. They also report fewer complaints about snoring or sleep disorders.

Related Blogs

Pottery Workshop with Senior Members

Here is a Glimpse of TriBeCa Care organized pottery workshop with senior members TriBeCa Care has recently organized a unique pottery workshop on 11th January of this year. The workshop was focused on giving seniors the opportunity to follow their passion and relive their dreams. This event created a joyful and many happy faces. Twenty […]

New Year Picnic with Senior Members

TriBeCa Care Care organizes a Fun-Filled River Picnic Like Never Before TriBeCa Care has is playing a vital role in taking care of the most important sector of our society. It is a one-stop home care for many who feel living with same age people matters when you are above a certain age. In this […]

Nimpith Trip with Peace Members

How many times have we heard others say that travel opens up your heart, broadens your mind and fills your life with stories to tell? But how often do we turn a deaf ear to this and forget how liberating travel can be for the soul? More often than not, just like we feed the […]

Coming Home for Christmas

It has been more than a decade since I left home for a career opportunity in the States. Although I visit my parent every year but haven’t been home for Christmas for all these years. It was sometime in August when my wife was sharing her school-day Christmas stories. I suddenly realised how badly I […]

Need Help? WhatsApp us!