The Connection Between Cardiovascular Disease and Sleep Apnea: An Expert Interview

Sleep Apnea

A growing body of research has examined the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Various findings have demonstrated that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is linked with a higher incidence of ...

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Fresh awakening: Women, too, suffer sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Women's Health

During her worst spells of sleep apnea, Jenn Foisy was lucky to escape mishap. Many mornings she awoke exhausted, her mind cloudy, her body starved of true rest, and got behind the wheel....

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Skipping CPAP May Mean Return to the Hospital for Apnea Patients

Sleep Apnea

If people with sleep apnea who've been hospitalized for any reason don't use their breathing treatments when they return home, they're much more likely to end up back in the hospital....

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Adherence to sleep apnea treatment affects risk of hospital readmission

February 22, 2018 Medical Xpress

Sleep Apnea

A study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) suggests that non-adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital readmissions....

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NIH-funded researchers identify risk factors for sleep apnea during pregnancy

Sleep Apnea

Snoring, older age and obesity may increase a pregnant woman’s risk for sleep apnea — or interrupted breathing during sleep — according to researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study, which appears in the American ...

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6 Signs You May Have a Sleep Disorder

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

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 Apnea, Sleep

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 Apnea, Sleep

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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