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History of Sleep Apnea & CPAP Therapy

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History of Sleep Apnea & CPAP Therapy

Over 18 Million Americans Adults have sleep apnea. It is estimated that 2 to 3% of children have it  and over 42 million Americans have some sort of Sleep Disordered Breathing according to the national sleep foundation.  The statistics are similar to having asthma or diabetes.  Sleep Apnea doesn’t discriminate.  It affects all shapes and sizes, people of all ages and races throughout the world with all different health issues from professional athletes to the very ill.    1781 - Peiroidic breathing is described by a world renowned surgeon named John Hunter.  1820’s -  A physician  named John Cheynes identifies...

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Athletes & Celebrities on CPAP who suffer from Sleep Apnea

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Athletes & Celebrities on CPAP who suffer from Sleep Apnea

Hi guys, I’ve put together a list of celebrities and athletes who suffer from Sleep Apnea and currently use CPAP as the treatment. Sleep Apnea affects 20% of the population but only 2% of the population are diagnosed. Sleep Apnea doesn’t discriminate and affects everyone including these athletes and celebrities starting with  Comedian, Actress, & TV Host Rosie O’Donell Former NBA Great Shaquille O’Neil.  TV Host Regis Philbin Politician Rick Perry  Comedian Larry The Cable Guy Actress Roseanne Bar Actress and founds for Saturday night live Amy Poehler Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Brett Favre...

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Pride Liftchair Power Lift Perfecta Recliner PLR945M VivaLift Collection Luxury

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Pride Liftchair Power Lift Perfecta Recliner PLR945M VivaLift Collection Luxury

  Our newest Addition to the #liftchair family VivaLift!™ - Perfecta PR945M  VivaLift!™ Power Recliners Elevate Your Lifestyle! Power Lumbar for personalized ergonomic comfort Full-Width Power Headrest to lift head, neck and shoulders Lithium Battery Back-Up is an industry first! Abundant power lasts and replaces ordinary one-time-use backups Fashion Forward Styles set these chairs apart from all others! USB remote Footrest extension Infinite lay flat VivaLift!™ - Perfecta Specification PRINT Model Perfecta PLR945M Weight Capacity 375 lbs. User Height Range 5'4" - 6'0" Seat to Floor 19" Seat Depth 20" Seat Width 22" Top of Back to Seat 25" Back Style...

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Pride Liftchair Power Lift Elegance Recliner PLR965M VivaLift Collection Luxury

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Pride Liftchair Power Lift Elegance Recliner PLR965M VivaLift Collection Luxury

  New Pride Model#PLR965M VivaLift!™ - Urbana VivaLift!™ Power Recliners Elevate Your Lifestyle! Power Lumbar for personalized ergonomic comfort Full-Width Power Headrest to lift head, neck and shoulders Lithium Battery Back-Up is an industry first! Abundant power lasts and replaces ordinary one-time-use backups Fashion Forward Styles set these chairs apart from all others! USB remote Footrest extension Infinite lay flat Your Pride product has undergone thorough product testing to ensure safety, durability and performance. Our power chairs, scooters and lift chairs are Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved medical products that require specific testing prior to release for public use. The...

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Pride Liftchair Power Lift Elegance Recliner PLR975M VivaLift Collection Luxury

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Pride Liftchair Power Lift Elegance Recliner PLR975M VivaLift Collection Luxury

Model#PLR975M VivaLift! - Elegance  VivaLift! Power Recliners Elevate Your Lifestyle! Power Lumbar for personalized ergonomic comfort Full-Width Power Headrest to lift head, neck and shoulders Lithium Battery Back-Up is an industry first! Abundant power lasts and replaces ordinary one-time-use backups Fashion Forward Styles set these chairs apart from all others! USB remote Footrest extension Infinite lay flat   VivaLift!™ - Elegance Specification Model Elegance PLR975M Weight Capacity 375 lbs. User Height Range 5'4" - 6'0" Seat to Floor 20" Seat Depth 20" Seat Width 22" Top of Back to Seat 27" Back Style Pillow Back Fully Padded Chaise Yes Footrest...

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