NFL Retired Players Association Hold Successful Super Bowl Health Symposium With Pro Player Health Alliance

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Carl Eller and the NFL Retired Players Association held a successful Super Bowl Health Symposium yesterday January 27, 2015, with several current and former NFL players attending.

The 2015 Super Bowl Health Symposium hosted by Carl Eller and the Retired Players Association yesterday, January 27th, exceeded expectations. The event was held at Lo Lo's Chicken and Waffles in Scottsdale, AZ and saw NFL legends such as Mike Haynes, Isiah Robertson, Roy Green, Carl Eller, Derek Kennard and current Giants linebacker Devon Kennard. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich was there as well to show his support for the former players. Dr. Archie Roberts, Founder of Living Heart Foundation, was stated as the biggest advocate for former players' health. His HOPE Program, sponsored by the NFLPA, has conducted a series of health evaluations over the years and cardiovascular data collected has led to 12 published papers.

David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance, was named as the Sleep Director in the HOPE Program and has recently added sleep apnea testing to the health evaluations done by the Living Heart Foundation. Dr. Patricio Reyes, who is the chief neurologist for the US military and developed the first drug ever to help with the effects of Alzheimer's, attended the event as well. His contributions to the players' health and those around the world that have sleep disordered breathing will be studying the neurological effect untreated sleep apnea has on the brain and how the brain is affected post treatment.

Sponsors of the event were RemZzzs, Munro Realty International and Gergen's Orthodontic Lab. As the spokesman for RemZzzs and a CPAP user himself, Carl Eller wears RemZzzs mask liners to make wearing a CPAP more comfortable and has teamed up with RemZzzs to offer the promo code "carl81" that can be used as a discount when ordering online. David Gergen says, "The event was a huge success. It exceeded our expectations. I want to thank Lo Lo's Chicken and Waffles for providing us with an excellent location and even better food for the event." For more information about Pro Player Health Alliance, visit proplayersleep.com. Any physicians or dentists interested in joining Pro Player Health Alliance can email David Gergen directly at gxployer(at)aol(dot)com.

About Munro Realty International
Munro Realty International is a full service real estate brokerage diligently representing clients in the greater Phoenix metro area for more than 20 years. Munro’s associate agents and brokers are seasoned professionals, including its designated broker and CEO, Jacques-Henri Munro, an industry leader. Licensed in Arizona since 1988, Jacques instructed Agency Law for ADRE continuing education, was featured on ABC as a real estate expert, retained as an expert witness by one of Arizona’s most prominent law firms, and serves as special commissioner for the Court to dispose of property. Jacques is close friends with the Honorable Mark Brnovich, Arizona’s Attorney General, and Mr. David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance and Gergen’s Orthodontics. Jacques and Munro Realty have represented both gentlemen, their families and (in the case of the latter) employees through the many years, as well as professional athletes. Munro Realty’s mission is: “to use our expertise to advance only the best interests of our clients at all times and thus honor the trust they place in us.

About Carl Eller
In addition to leading the Retired Player's Association as the acting President, Carl Eller is working with Pro Player Health Alliance and RemZzzs Mask Liners to provide patients with an all-around solution to patient comfort in order to help improve compliance for CPAP users for using the discount code "carl81" on the RemZzzs' website.

About Pro Player Health Alliance
Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) is an organization dedicated to helping former NFL players, through providing testing and treatment options for those who suffer from sleep apnea. Since launching in April 2012, over 160 players have been treated through PPHA's "Tackle Sleep Apnea" campaign. Also, the PPHA is dedicated to integrating education and raising sleep apnea awareness, in a fun and memorable way. In addition to the campaign, PPHA is dedicated to testing and getting people who suffer from sleep apnea treated.

About David Gergen
As President of Pro Player Health Alliance, he has been a nationally respected dental lab technician for over 25 years. He received the award for "The Finest Orthodontic Technician in the Country" given by Columbus Dental in 1986. He also has been appointed chair of the dental wing of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy, a national interdisciplinary academy dedicated to sleep training and education. He has worked for some of the pioneers in the orthodontic and sleep dentistry fields. One of his proudest achievements is receiving The National Leadership award for Arizona Small Businessman of the Year in 2004.

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