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Sleep Apnea Treatment May Reduce Dementia Risk

Sleep apnea is a condition in which a person experiences pauses in breathing while asleep. These pauses can last anywhere from 10 seconds to up to a minute. In very severe cases, they can last even longer. Not only is the length of time the body goes without oxygen in each [...]

Sleep Apnea Increases the Risk of Heart Failure

An estimated 12 million Americans suffer from , many of whom may not even realize it. This sleep disorder causes constant disruptions while you are sleeping that prevent you from getting the rest you need. Sleep apnea disrupts the health of your whole body, including increasing your risk of sudden cardiac death (when the […]nThe post Sleep Apnea Increases the Risk of Heart Failure appeared first on .

People with Chronic Pain at High Risk for Sleep Apnea

is a condition that can dramatically impact a person’s overall health. We still don’t understand all the myriad ways that the condition can impact the body’s smooth functioning. We know it , among other problems. Now a new study suggests that it could be linked to chronic pain. However, it doesn’t seem […]nThe post People with Chronic Pain at High Risk for Sleep Apnea appeared first on .

Sleep Apnea Genetic Risk Independent of Obesity

is one of the most dangerous underdiagnosed conditions in the US today. While awareness of sleep apnea is growing, the majority of people with sleep apnea remain undiagnosed. One obstacle that prevents people from realizing their sleep apnea risk is that awareness often focuses on the link with obesity. While obesity is a […]nThe post Sleep Apnea Genetic Risk Independent of Obesity appeared first on .

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