Category Archives: silencer-news

Compliance Chip – Oral Appliance Therapy

June 16th, 2015   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Dr. Halstrom Teams Up To Launch New Oral Appliance – Sleep Apnea Micro-recorder For Transportation and High Risk Occupations Ground-breaking Canadian Technology Delivers Safety and Optimal Treatment Protocol in Advance of Pending Transport Regulations Vancouver, BC – June 16, 2015 – Dr. Halstrom Sleep Apnea & Snoring Clinics, a pioneer of sleep apnea / snoring […]

PTSD and Sleep Apnea

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

The PTSD and Sleep Apnea Connection June 12 Sleep and Neurological Disorders   Several recent studies have shown a very high incidence of sleep apnea in anxiety disorders.  These include disorders such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder as well as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  Sleep apnea has been noted […]

Dr. Halstrom Now Providing Online Consult Appointments

October 31st, 2014   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Online Consult Appointments dramatically enhance our service level to our patients and referring physicians. Long ago the medical community embraced the practice of telemedicine as a way to leverage access to specialty style services.  A natural extension is online video doctors appointments.  Dr. Halstrom is excited to be embracing this technology to assist our patients […]

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 […]