6 Signs You May Have a Sleep Disorder

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Sleep disorders are an epidemic in America. More than 26 percent of Americans suffer from some sort of sleeping disorder, but there are likely millions more cases that are never reported. Scientists estimate that nearly 80 percent of ...

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How Sleep Apnea Increases Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Sleep Apnea

We have always known that cognitive decline was associated with sleep and oxygen deficiency. New research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London shows a direct link between interrupted sleep from ...

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5 questions every man in his 40s should ask his doctor

January 18, 2018 Mary Caldwell of AJC

Sleep Apnea, Men's Health

Men are notorious for not wanting to go to the doctor unless they're desperate. But routine doctor's visits – especially when you hit your 40s and beyond – can help you be as healthy as possible. Getting regular care and screenings can ...

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Have heart problems? Get tested for apnea

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Dear Dr. Rosenberg, My husband had a heart attack about two months ago. He snores and stops breathing every night. His cardiologist has tried to impress upon him the importance of diagnosing and treating sleep apnea. So far, he refuses. ...

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Sleep apnea hits diabetic patients

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is one of the common problems among people who suffer from diabetes and other metabolic diseases and researchers have found a strong link between them....

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Sleep Allows Younger People to Hit ‘Save Button’ on Memories

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

“To die, to sleep — to sleep, perchance to dream — ay, there’s the rub, for in this sleep of death what dreams may come.”...

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Hibbing truck driver, who ignored sleep apnea, sent to prison for deadly crash

Sleep Apnea

Soon after a federal agency pulled his commercial trucking license and a judge ordered him not to drive, John Ray Carpenter was back behind the wheel....

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What you need to know about low testosterone

Sleep Apnea

It’s nearly impossible to watch a sporting event on TV or listen to an hour of sports radio without seeing or hearing an advertisement for testosterone replacement....

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Diagnosing, Treating Sleep Apnea in Hospital Improves Survival

Sleep Apnea

The study screened more than 5,000 hospitalized patients; 18.7% were estimated to have sleep apnea. Those who tested positive for sleep apnea were placed on positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy post-discharge. Patients who were ...

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Lack of sleep boosts levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Have you resolved to take better care of yourself in the new year? Here’s a relatively painless way to do it: Catch a few more zzz’s every night. A third of American adults don’t get enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease ...

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