People diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea who could not adjust to CPAP therapy now have another option. Provent is approved for the treatment of OSA. The Provent MicroValve is placed over each nostril to create airway pressure preventing airway collapse. The one-use device is discarded in the morning. For people new to Provent, the manufacturer recommends the Provent Sleep Apnea Therapy 30 Day Starter Kit with graduated levels to assist in the adjustment period. Manufactured by Provent Sleep Therapy, LLC.
|Bulky face mask attached to a machine||Small, lightweight, disposable and convenient|
|Can Interfere with bed partner's sleep||Does not distrub bed partner's sleep|
|May not work in the event of electrical outage||Is not affected by electrical outage|
|Difficult to travel with||30-day supply easilt fits in a purse or pocket|
|Forced air may dry out nose and mouth||Can breathe normally using ambient air|
|May limit movement while asleep||Can move freely while sleeping|
People diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea who can not tolerate CPAP therapy now have an alternative option. Unsure if you have Obstructive Sleep Apnea? CLICK HERE to take the Epsworth Sleep Scale.