Patchwork sleep

Patchwork sleep

Nose device offers hope for those not wired for good night’s rest
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Compared to the mask and machine many are using for sleep disorders, and can be seen on the wall in the background, the Provent nasal patch is much lighter and less cumbersome. Rick O’Block, a director at Mercy Regional Medical Center, models the patch.
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The Provent patches are convenient for people who travel, but at $60 for a month’s supply can be expensive for some.
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“It’s OK. The governor’s going to call,” jokes James Matthews, right, as he attaches electrocardiogram patches to Ted Weirather during a study at the Sleep Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Before being issued a nighttime breathing device, patients are administered tests to measure 16 conditions.
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Ted Weirather said he entered a sleep study at Mercy Regional Medical Center after being told by his wife that he stops breathing at night. Before being issued a nighttime breathing device, usually either a machine or a nasal patch, patients are administered tests to measure 16 conditions.
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Miladene Feuilly, supervisor of the Sleep Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center, said the center uses an electroencephalograph to measure things such as eye movement, heart rate and breathing of the patient.
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Ted Weirather said he decided to enter a sleep study after being told by his wife that he stops breathing while asleep. Before being issued a nighttime breathing device, usually either a machine or a nasal patch, patients are administered tests to measure 16 conditions.
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