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Sleep, PAP, and COVID-19

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RebeccaR +1 point · about 4 years ago Original Poster Support Team

For evidence-based information about the coronavirus pandemic and sleep apnea, we have compiled some trusted sources. If there are other good sources you have turned to, please share!

-FAQ about sleep apnea and COVID-19: From the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, find trusted answers to questions like, “Do I have a higher risk of getting coronavirus because I have sleep apnea?” or “If I have symptoms of the coronavirus, will using CPAP spread the virus to others?” https://aasm.org/coronavirus-covid-19-faqs-cpap-sleep-apnea-patients/

-Using PAP during COVID-19 illness: Read this info sheet from the American Thoracic Society https://www.thoracic.org/patients/patient-resources/resources/covid-19-and-home-pap-therapy.pdf

-Insomnia and COVID-19: Has the stress and disruptions of the pandemic turned you into an insomniac? From the MyApnea blog and Harvard Health blog, find strategies to promote better sleep during uncertain times. https://myapnea.org/blog/2020/04/strategies-to-promote-better-sleep-in-these-uncertain-times

-Coronavirus and Sleep Medicine: From the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the new podcast ‘Talking Sleep’ discusses how the pandemic is impacting sleep medicine. https://aasm.podbean.com/

-"Living with Sleep Apnea" Fact Sheet on Covid-19: Our team recently spoke with patients with sleep apnea across the US and asked them what they wanted to know about sleep apnea and Covid-19.

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MarkHanson +0 points · about 4 years ago

share this URL to share this collection https://www.myapnea.org/forum/sleep-pap-and-covid-19

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