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Untreated Sleep Apnea Tied to Resistant High Blood Pressure

Untreated Sleep Apnea Tied to Resistant High Blood Pressure

The importance of getting your obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treated cannot be stressed enough. One study published by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine has revealed a strong link between severe, untreated OSA and high blood pressure undeterred by blood pressure medications. 284 participants who were at risk for cardiovascular disease, […]

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Can't Find Your Keys? It May Be Your Sleep Apnea

Can’t Find Your Keys? It May Be Your Sleep Apnea

Having sleep apnea can diminish your quality of life. The sleep disorder been linked to daytime sleepiness, morning headaches, and it’s associated with plenty of serious health conditions, including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. And now, research from the NYC Langone Medical Center is suggesting that sleep apnea may have a negative impact on your […]

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Overcoming Snoring as We Grow Older

Overcoming Snoring as We Grow Older

You aren’t imagining it; your snoring may have gotten worse over the years. Dr. Rafael Pelayo of the Stanford Sleep Medicine Center says that snoring can begin at any age, but it does occur more often as you get older. Earlier this month, he sleep specialist sat down with The Huffington Post to give some […]

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New Measures Developed for Childhood Sleep Apnea

New Measures Developed for Childhood Sleep Apnea

Characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep, childhood obstructive sleep apnea OSA is a chronic sleep disorder that brings along serious health risks. While it affects hundreds of thousands of children and adolescents in the United States, OSA doesn’t have a standard method of detection, treatment or long-term plan. However, physicians from NYU Langone Medical […]

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