Week 7: Sleep Tech, LLC. Sisters, Pam Holt and Lavon Boeck have a brand new business called Sleep Tech, LLC. Born and raised in Cushing, both moved away for a time to California and Texas and are glad to be back living in their home town of Cushing. Together they have over 40 years experience in the respiratory and service fields. Their new business, Sleep Tech, LLC. Deals with the study and analysis of Sleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea is a very serious and debilitating disease. The most common symptoms are loud snoring, daytime sleepiness, morning headaches, depression, restless leg syndrome, high blood pressure and insomnia. Some of the causes of sleep apnea are obesity, enlarged tonsils, large neck circumference, allergies, smoking, and nasal passage obstruction. If left untreated, some of the disadvantages of sleep apnea are decreased productivity, frequent doctor visits, decreased alertness, increased risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Also it can lead to sexual dysfunction, poor sleep quality, poor job performance, and fatigue.

Pam and Lavon’s, Sleep Tech, LLC., is a home-based program that allows patients to stay in the comfort of their own home at a quarter of the cost of being tested in a hospital. A certified Sleep Technician will show you, or a family member, the correct set-up procedure. The next morning the information will be retrieved, forwarded to a Board Certified Sleep Medicine Physician who will review the results and forward them to your Primary Care Physician. You can contact your Personal Care Physician to schedule a confidential analysis to be conducted at you convenience in the privacy of your own home. The procedure is comfortable and requires minimal disruption of your normal routine. Sleep Tech LLC., is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. They are accepted by most Insurance companies, Medicare, and there are no up front deductibles. They have a payment plan available. They are in conjunction with Frontier Medical Equipment who can provide all of the equipment related to respiratory ailments, and home health. Some of their products include: oxygen concentrators, portable oxygen systems, Cpaps & Bi-levels, masks, external food pumps & formula, Nebulizer & Nebulizer meds, beds, chairs, walkers and much more.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, or have any questions at all about this condition, please feel free to call Pam Holt or Lavon Boeck at (918)225-0031 or their cell at (918)399-4261. Or you can e mail them at [email protected]. If you need supplies you may call New Frontier Medical Equipment at (918)392-4444. Thank you all for coming on the show. We learned a lot!