Category Archives: silencer-news

Innovative study using video games shows sleep apnea may affect memory of everyday events.

October 29th, 2014   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Sleep apnea may affect your ability to form new spatial memories, such as remembering where you parked your car, new research led by NYU Langone Medical Center sleep specialists suggests. The study, published online Oct. 29 in Journal of Neuroscience, demonstrates through the playing of a specific video game that disruption of rapid eye movement […]

Sept 24th, 2014 Public Presentation – Cloverdale BC

September 4th, 2014   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

In partnership with Cloverdale Pharmasave, Dr. Halstrom will be holding a public presentation on the evening of September 24 starting at  7PM at the Holiday Inn in Cloverdale, BC. Snoring is often the first and most obvious sign that someone is suffering from sleep apnea. We will discuss diagnosis and current treatment options including Oral […]

Dr. Halstrom – The Short Story

September 2nd, 2014   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Dr. L. Wayne Halstrom After many years in dental practice Dr. Halstrom suffered a major car accident as a result of falling asleep at the wheel of his car. The resulting injuries ended a 30 year career in major restorative dentistry. After being initially misdiagnosed as having Narcolepsy he was overjoyed to be found to […]

Commercial Drivers & Sleep Apnea – New Guidelines Fall 2013

July 22nd, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

RENO – Dr. Michael Lucia, a certified sleep disorder specialist, opened eyes during an STN EXPO panel Sunday on sleep apnea by dispelling “voodoo” he said is dominating the current conversation on one of the leading causes of motor crashes. In fact, added Lucia, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) results in an average of 50,000 fatalities […]

Combination Therapy

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

Here is what Reed had to say about using 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!) and […]

Sleep Apnea & Snoring – Webinar

April 23rd, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

We will be running a Free Webinar on Wednesday evening May 8th, 2013 – 7 PM PST  Please provide us your contact information and indicate your desire to register and we will send you the Webinar Link.  During this presentation we will discuss causes and treatments for snoring and sleep apnea, and answer any questions […]

Snore Owl – working at night while you sleep!

April 10th, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

People have asked why the name Snore Owl? For those who are battling every night with the sound of snoring, we wanted to create an identifiable character that they can count on to be working every night, and all night to silence the hideous sound of snoring.  This is a truly wonderful and effective consumer […]

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/

Just Snoring? The simple and inexpensive Snore Owl Could Be For You!

January 16th, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

For some of you, a professional level therapy for sleep apnea and snoring may not be what you are looking for.  Dr. Halstrom invented the Snore Owl to address the needs of the snorer and sleep partner when they are looking for a simple, inexpensive, home fit, and effective solution to snoring.  Visit our web […]

Insurance Coverage Improving

January 16th, 2013   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Both in the United States and Canada insurance coverage for oral appliance therapy continues to improve.  Many extended medical plans within Canada provide coverage.  Our patients routinely are able to obtain coverage for the majority of the fees associated with Dr. Halstrom’s oral appliance The Silencer.  A very important point to consider when choosing an […]