What is Sleep Apnea?
It’s a common and frequent sleep disorder, especially among men. One talks about sleep apnea syndrome (SAS), when patients snore at night or have desires to sleep during the day.
Studies show a significant number of breathing stops during sleep causing oxygen deficiencies with changes in heart rate and blood pressure.
If these respiratory pauses, hypopneas or true apneas, last more than 10 seconds, there are of two types:
Sleep apnea has consequences on your vital energy, your intellectual performance and your health over time, until, in the absence of treatment, it could be fatal.
Sensation of suffocation, frequent awakenings are responsible for a significant decrease in the quality of the sleep and resulting in risk of drowsiness during the day.
Unique in Switzerland:
We offer a true preventive polysomnography to all, during their stay in Geneva, without disrupting their work or pleasure.
As part of his/her checkup at INCORPORE, the patient will be given a small device that he/she will stick on his/her chest in the evening before going to bed, bring it back in the morning and receive, during the day, a complete report on his/her sleep, risks and follow-up advice.
In collaboration with some hotels, the device can be prvoided to the patient in his room. An assistant brings the device and tells the patient how to put it on, then picks it up the next morning.
Price of the examination with device, consultation and full report, CHF 980.00
Sleep Apnea, the causes
The frequent cause is a total and transient obstruction of the upper respiratory tract, pharyngeal, under the effect of a relaxed family anatomy, compensated during the day and abolished during sleep.
Sleep apnea have a family factor.
Relatives or family are at the forefront to notice signs of sleep apnea: snoring and breathing difficulty during the night.
If you have any of the following symptoms, you should make an appointment for a consultation:
Sleep apnea can be mild, moderate or severe. You should go through an investigation so our doctor can offer the best treatment for you.
In case of mild sleep apnea, the best advice is to change your lifestyle to improve your sleep:
For moderate or severe sleep apnea, our doctor will choose with you the most adapted method to reduce or make disappear these sleep disorders:
An investigation can be done comfortably during 1 or 2 nights in our partner hotel with immediate results and recommandations from our specialist.