Alaxo Partners with Healthy Trucking of America, Gives Professional Drivers Access to Nasal Breathing Solution for Snoring, Sleep Apnea, Sports Performance.
Alaxo joins HTA’s “2021 Shift Into Better Health” Campaign, reaching 770,000 fleets, 42,000 Certified Medical Examiners and millions of professional truck drivers Professional truck drivers often work long hours with irregular sleep patterns. In fact, the Department of Transportation states that many accidents and mistakes happen due to fatigue and untreated sleep disorders. Recent demographic studies show that more than one-third of commercial truck drivers have sleep apnea, and many do not know it.
To help keep these hard-working professionals breathing easier on the road, Alaxo Airway Stents has partnered with Healthy Trucking of America (HTA) to deliver better health and more restful sleep to HTA independent owner/operators and fleet drivers, representing 7 million highly insured professional drivers.
Enhancing Professional Driver Wellness
Because 61.56% of HTA drivers report sleep disorder issues—the highest ranked medical condition ahead of obesity or heart disease—access to Alaxo stents will offer these drivers a much-needed solution that is tailored to the challenges of being on the road for extended periods of time and often sleeping in confined truck areas.
Our products support the HTA goals to respond to the health challenges facing professional drivers, who have a lower average life expectancy and exhibit above average occurrences of a wide variety of ailments and conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and obesity.
Improved sleep resulting from Alaxo stents will also enhance opportunities for truckers to pass their Commercial Drivers’ License medical exam every two years or risk losing their livelihood.
HTA offers multiple health and wellness programs, including fleet health and wellness team coaching, lifestyle change program (LCP) driver support meetings and private coaching for long haul truck drivers. Since 2016, HTA has an established relationship with Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist in prediabetes treatment and weight management programs and has delivered National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) awareness programs to over 200,000 fleets across the US. to improve the health of professional drivers.
What Alaxo Offers
Our FDA-cleared and Health Canada-cleared, internationally patented, innovative stent-based therapies support healthy, natural, nasal breathing solutions for snoring, sleep apnea and enhanced athletic performance.
In addition to nighttime use, our stents can be worn throughout the day, enhancing individual general health and well-being, as well as enhanced sports and job performance.