Category Archives: Uncategorized

Those with sleep apnea have a higher chance of developing gout.

August 31st, 2018   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

“People with sleep apnea are at an increased risk of gout in both the short and long term. Since this risk was highest in people with normal body mass index, doctors and other health professionals should consider the possibility of gout in patients with sleep apnea regardless of body mass index,” study co-leader Edward Roddy […]

Dr. Randy Patch – Speaking at Pacific Dental Conference 2018

February 28th, 2018   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Breath Easy Sleep Tight: Treatment Options for the Epidemic – Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 Randall Patch Chair: Vera Horn This talk will define Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and explore various ways of testing for it and how to differentiate OSA from other sleep disorders. We will then […]

Sleep Evaluation Using Audio Signals

January 19th, 2017   |   Posted in: Education Centre, Uncategorized

The following technology is a set of algorithms and a system that enables the detection of sleep quality, snoring severity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) using audio signals acquired by a non-contact microphone. The Clinical Need Statistics on snoring are often contradictory, but at least 30% of adults snore. Though snoring is often considered a […]

What are the common sleep disorders keeping Canadians awake?

March 30th, 2016   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

  You toss and turn, unable to fall asleep, you wake up in the middle of the night, or you’re wide awake before your alarm goes off in the morning. Sleep disorders can leave you feeling exhausted despite trying to get a good night’s rest. “There’s an increase in recognition of sleep disorders over the […]

Dr. Halstrom & The Silencer – Media Clips

June 23rd, 2015   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Media Clips from various broadcasts featuring Dr. Wayne Halstrom and The Silencer.  

Managing Bite Change In Oral Appliance Patients

May 20th, 2015   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

With thousands of patients and over two decades of treating sleep apnea patients, Dr. Halstrom presents in this article the GAT Gothic Arch Tracer and discusses it’s importance and utility. Article: “To Serve And Protect” Text Article Below: TO SERVE AND PROTECT May 5th, 2015, Vancouver BC Dr. Wayne Halstrom The debate on whether or […]

The Global Sleep Apnea Devices Market is Expected to Reach $20.13 Billion by 2018 – A Report by MicroMarket Monitor

January 21st, 2015   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

PRWeb The Global Sleep Apnea Devices market is expected to grow driven by colossal pool of sleep apnea patients, increasing awareness, growing use of oral appliances and technological advancement. (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 The Global Sleep Apnea Devices market report defines and segments the concerned market globally with analysis and forecast of revenue. The global […]

Combination Therapy

May 30th, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Here is what Reed had to say about his use of The Silencer and CPAP: I have been using your product for over 15 years – alternating between the Silencer and a cpap machine. Sometimes I have better luck with using the silencer. Otherwise, I use the Silencer exclusively while camping (I camp a lot!) […]

New Online Sleep Disorders Guide for Physicians Launches Today

April 2nd, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Just reviewed the National Sleep Foundations new online guide, very good! Easy read, nice presentation. http://sleepdisorders.sleepfoundation.org/

David Krieg, Warren Moon and Other NFL Legends Unite to Fight Against Sleep Apnea

September 27th, 2012   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

September 26, 2012 at 7:00pm at the LeMay America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, WA, a free event was held to raise awareness of the dangers of sleep apnea and snoring.  NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon, dental icon David Gergen and All Pro DB Nesby Glasgow are among the contributors sharing personal experiences and struggles […]