sleep at me is when the most commondiseases out there it affects quality of life causesleepiness insomnia associated with heart disease strokediabetes and increase mortality it affects over25 million Americans anything about it is mostpeople that have it don't know that they have it at ApneaApp is something that a person can use on their phone in their home sleepingenvironment that can give them any indication as towhether or not they may be stopping
breathing in their sleep when we measure sleep nowwe have people coming to the sleep laboratory typically for one night youcome in your spending about 12 to 14 hours here you get hooked up toa lot of different equipment we put electrodes on patients heads we alsomeasure breeding at the nose and mouth we measure their heart rate measure legmovements we measure respiratory effort you arekinda hooked up to a lot of equipment in a bedroom thing you could think of aperson who's going just going to sleep
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like one corner of the back and then becompared to decide which we obtained using I apnea at and or Asian qualify McAfeebest be connected this test for around like40 people and got an activity of about 98 percentand the app is still in the developmental stages at the moment but we do believe that atthe app has a lot of potential we feel that a very simple way forpeople to
indicate whether or not they have sleepapnea in their home sleeping environment has tremendous potential to help peoplelive happier healthier lives.