Sleep Apnea Patients

American Sleep Apnea Association

The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by sleep apnea and advancing the cause of sleep apnea in future generations.

How ASAA Helps Sleep Apnea Patients

Since 1990, we are an organization of, by, and for sleep apnea patients. The needs and well-being of sleep apnea patients are always our first priority

Important Update

Philips Respironics issued a recall for some CPAP and BiLevel PAP devices and mechanical ventilators.

American Sleep Apnea Association’s Programs

All our programs are designed to assist sleep apnea patients, and their loved ones, get well adjusted to living with sleep apnea.

It's a new dawn for the American Sleep Apnea Association

Latest Sleep Health & Sleep Apnea News


Ideal time of sleeping
Research

How Much Sleep Is Required For Our Brain To Function Properly?

How much sleep does our brain require to function effectively over time? A recent study published in the journal Nature, offers an explanation. In a group of approximately 500,000 adults from the UK BioBank, the researchers discovered that both insufficient and excessive sleep contributed to decreased cognitive function. The main finding was that seven hours…

OSA and Cardiovascular diseases
Research

Cardiologists Have A Unique Opportunity To Boost OSA Screening And Diagnosis

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is linked to a variety of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) conditions, including hypertension, heart failure, coronary artery disease, pulmonary hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and stroke. Unfortunately, most occurrences of OSA in the United States go unnoticed and untreated, which means patients may be affected by this comorbid disorder. To address this health-care issue…

You don’t have to wake up tired every day

24 Million Americans do not know they have sleep apnea. Take our quick online test to see if you are at risk of having sleep apnea.