The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) is connecting the dots between sleep and general well-being
#Sleeptember2018 is a month-long campaign ASAA has established with the help of our partners to:
- raise awareness of the public health impact of sleep disorders
- raise awareness of the necessity of patient-centered research
- show the connections between OSA and other comorbid health conditions
Million Americans Are Suffering From Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
of All Children Suffer From Sleep Apnea, Commonly Misdiagnosed As Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Of Moderate & Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea Cases Are Undiagnosed
Million Americans suffer from sleep and wakefulness disorders, hindering daily functioning, adversely affecting health and longevity
Times Less Likely To Be Diagnosed With Obstructive Sleep Apnea
of Children Habitually Snoring Suffer From Sleep Apnea
Our Member Stories
"Falling Asleep at 10,000 ft."
I was a naval aviator. I was so tired I’d be falling
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San Juanita Sanchez
“El sueño es la
vida: sleep is life”
I am an attorney by profession, and I was falling asleep while interviewing my clients."
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Your Story Is Important
Sleeptember is showcasing daily interviews of patients and their sleep journeys, and also that of healthcare professionals dedicated to bringing sleep health to the forefront of the conversation.
Need A CPAP Machine?
ASAA has provided over 5,000 CPAP equipment packages to patients in need over the last three years. It is our mission to help as many patients as possible get the treatment that they need. No one should go untreated due to financial hardship or other issues.
ASAA is one of the recognized
We are building a national group of patients, researchers
- to promote patient-centered research,
and tohelp define the role patients and patient-centered networks will play in informing evidence-based research designed to meet patient’s needs.
Our Research Partners
The Sleep Medicine and Research Foundation was created to fund the work and collaborations of Dr. Christian Guilleminault for the purposes of advancing sleep health worldwide.
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