At Journey we are always doing things that other gyms don't do. For example we include nutrition, we track you down when you don't show up and we like to partner with other health professionals to bring you more resources.
We have amazing healthcare providers in our community who work hard every day to positively impact the health of our local residents. We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Janet Farwell who is a Perfusionist. She has been doing her job for over 30 years. In the interview, Janet told us about the machine that she runs and this machine essentially keeps patients alive.
A perfusionist is a healthcare professional who operates the cardiopulmonary bypass machine (heart–lung machine) during cardiac surgery and other surgeries that require cardiopulmonary bypass to manage the patient's physiological status.
We asked Janet her opinions on the problems that we try to solve with diet and exercise and Janet...
At Journey we believe in a whole approach which means fitness coaching, nutritional counseling and recovery.
An important part of recovery is sleep. There is a problem affecting the sleep of about 100 million people and that problem is called sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea. The main types of sleep apnea are: Obstructive sleep apnea, the more common form that occurs when throat muscles relax.
Of the 100 million people that sleep apnea affects only 10% of those people end up being diagnosed. And what's worse than that is other associated health effects of sleep apnea. This sleep problem can truly compound. Take a look at the diagram below for a list of associated health risks
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