Individuals on Medicare can take advantage of benefits that will help to pay for the diagnosis of sleep apnea as well as treatment. You are eligible for Medicare at age 65, and some younger people can also qualify after two years of being on Social Security disability.
Do you snore? It’s quite possible! In fact, about forty-five percent of people do snore on occasion and aren’t particularly bothered by it. An additional twenty-five percent of people suffer from chronic snoring. Snoring is bothersome, can cause embarrassment, and may also lead to serious and long-term health problems.
There is no denying that getting a good night’s sleep is beneficial to our health and well being. Those experiencing unrestful nights due to sleep apnea are at a higher risk for conditions such as depression, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In addition, those that share a bed with a sleep apnea sufferer generally experience wakeful and restless nights.
We, here at Plymouth Ear, Nose and Throat, are thrilled to congratulate our very own Dr. Anit Patel on his recent appointment as President of Medical Staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth! Dr. Patel is honored and humbled to have been chosen by his peers to fulfill this two-year term. His main goal will be to continue improving, and maintaining, the highest level of quality care available to the hospital’s patients. In working towards achieving this goal, Dr. Patel will assist Beth Israel Deaconess-Plymouth in becoming the leading community hospital in Massachusetts.