Commercial Drivers and Sleep Apnea
A study sponsored by the FMCSA and the American Trucking Associations estimated that nearly one in three commercial truck drivers suffers from mild to severe OSA1 (Medical News Today). With age and weight being the major factors influencing this disorder it is shown that commercial drivers and sleep apnea are more of a pair as the disorder than other occupations where people are affected about twenty-four percent of the time. Meaning long hours sitting and driving leaves less time to exercise and stay healthy. The good thing is if you are one of the many commercial drivers and sleep apnea has affected your performance at the wheel, Aeroflow Healthcare can help you return to your healthy energetic self.
Between 2.4 and 3.9 million commercial drivers are suffering from sleep apnea according to Science Daily, so if you are among the many it’s nothing to be ashamed of, but it is time to get help. And if you are one of the commercial drivers and sleep apnea is affecting you, now is the time to take care of it. The FMCSA's Medical Advisory Board has spoken in depth about a formal screening process. They look to keep anyone off the road who is affected by the disorder. With our in-home test you can be treated for sleep apnea without ever missing a road trip.
If you are a Commercial Driver and suspect you may suffer from Sleep Apnea, let Aeroflow Healthcare help you determine if this serious condition is affecting your health.
Call us today and one of our Healthcare Representatives will answer any questions that you might have and help you decide the best course of action.
Call Aeroflow Healthcare today at 1-866-650-7508