In this interview, Dr. Krainin talks with Thomas Miller, General Manager of Breas' Sleep Business department.
When I was first introduced to the Z1 it was under the HDM brand. What is the relationship between HDM and Breas?
When I first became involved in 2016, Breas and HDM were both owned by a private equity company. They have since been purchased by Fosun Pharma and integrated into one company. HDM is the consumer-facing arm of the company and is currently being phased out.
The only truly effective therapy for COVID-19 right now is supportive care for severe cases by using ventilators in the ICU. Ventilators help you breathe if your lungs have been overwhelmed by the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) that COVID-19 can cause....
Have you been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and are trying to find out how to cure it for good?
Trazodone is the most commonly prescribed medication for sleep despite not having an FDA indication for sleep. Trazodone is generic and very inexpensive so there is little incentive for pharmaceutical companies to do the drug trials necessary to get trazodone approved for sleep.
A large retrospective analysis conducted by The Mayo Clinic confirmed that people with sleep apnea are at a higher risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD). The study that the following sleep study parameters were linked with an increased risk of SCD:
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