Category Archives: silencer-news

NEW – Book your telephone consultation Online!

December 12th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to directly book a 15-30 minute telephone consultation with our Treatment Coordinator Don Halstrom. During consultation you will discuss “How and Why The Silencer Works”, along with the causes and various treatment alternatives for sleep apnea.  Don will review the steps towards therapy of sleep testing and […]

Oral Appliances Acknowledged As A First Line Therapy Choice

December 12th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Review Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: State of the Art Kate Sutherland 1,2,* and Peter A. Cistulli 1,2 1 Sleep Research Group, Charles Perkins Centre and Northern Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia; [email protected] 2 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW […]

NOW IN PENTICTON BC

September 20th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

We are pleased to now be seeing patients in Penticton at the offices of CanSleep Services Inc. at 1498 Leir Street.

World Sleep 2019 – VANCOUVER, BC

September 12th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

World Sleep 2019 is a full scientific congress on sleep medicine and research taking place from September 20-25, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. Our sleep congresses bring sleep professionals from more than 75 countries together to advance sleep health worldwide. The congress will feature the most current, world-class scientific content in the field of sleep medicine […]

More Than 936 Million Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea Worldwide: The Lancet Publishes

August 20th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Updated prevalence nearly 10 times greater than WHO’s 2007 estimate of more than 100 million Untreated obstructive sleep apnea can lead to “major neurocognitive and cardiovascular” conditions, as well as high economic and societal costs, study says ResMed-led analysis of data from 193 countries, using data from the World Health Organization, and United Nations World […]

Dr. Halstrom – NBC New York 1997 Interview – The Silencer

March 7th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

After all these years Dr. Halstrom is still helping patients live a happier, healthier, and snore free life!    

Kind words from a patient.

January 8th, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

I sincerely appreciate Mr. Harder taking the time to pen these kind words to share his story and experience with my father and his invention – The Silencer. Don Halstrom – Jan 8th, 2019 “When you speak to your father please convey my sincere appreciation to him for what this appliance has meant to my […]

The Risk of Gout Among Patients With Sleep Apnea: A Matched Cohort Study.

January 3rd, 2019   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Blagojevic-Bucknall M1, Mallen C1, Muller S1, Hayward R1, West S2, Choi H3, Roddy E1. Abstract CONCLUSION: In this study, patients with OSA continued to be at higher risk of developing gout beyond the first year following the diagnosis. Our results further indicate that peak incidences of gout vary according to BMI. OBJECTIVE: Obstructive sleep apnea […]

Boy’s ADHD turns out to be exhaustion! Doctors say 8-year-old wrongly diagnosed with behavioral disorder was acting up because he was tired from sleep apnea.

November 30th, 2018   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Kian Yazdani, eight, from Vienna, Virginia, began having behavioral issues in the first grade. He was irritable, would have meltdowns, and had trouble concentrating, leaving doctors to conclude he had ADHD. His mother found an article which said some kids were misdiagnosed and were not getting enough sleep, resulting in behaviors that are similar to […]

It’s not just for kids — even adults appear to benefit from a regular bedtime.

September 25th, 2018   |   Posted in: Dr. Halstrom News, Education Centre, silencer-news, Uncategorized

Adults with varied sleep-wake times weigh more, have higher blood sugar, risk of disease September 21, 2018 Duke University Medical Center Summary: Researchers found people with irregular sleep patterns weighed more, had higher blood sugar, higher blood pressure, and a higher projected risk of having a heart attack or stroke within 10 years than those […]