“Two years ago, I was working as a university professor and was the chairman of a large department in the College of Education,” says Elizabeth Bennett, a sleep study patient at the Piedmont Sleep Center. “I always felt exhausted, tired, drained and I never had energy. I thought the tiredness came from the lifestyle I was living.”
The CPAP device is often used to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and helps prevent respiratory events and snoring by pushing open the airway obstruction. It consists of a mask and hose attached to a machine.