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There has been a lot of research done recently on the effects sleep apnea has on quality of life, including excessive tiredness, mood swings, lack of focus and concentration and a broad range of other mental and emotional conditions. Now, a new study has come to light that suggests treatments can actually help the brain […]

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Sleep disorders are a real and pervasive problem in the United States, with over 25 percent of Americans reporting every year that they have some sort of sleep problems. Nearly a fifth of Americans have used medication to help them sleep, and the problem is only growing. It is vital for people to wake up […]

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Snoring is a persistent problem that affects millions of Americans every year. It is often as much as a nuisance — if not more — for the snorer’s partner than for the snorer themselves. It also tends to get much worse as we get older. There are many reasons why snoring worsens with age, but […]

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Excessive sleepiness is a serious problem for millions of Americans who may have trouble staying awake while reading, watching television, at the movies, in meetings, riding in the car or even sitting and carrying on a conversation. There are many common disorders that can carry tiredness as a symptom, and a simple sleep study can, […]

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Nasal polyps number among many causes of obstructions within the nasal passages. Such obstructions can lead to increased strain being required for the simple act of breathing. When asleep, this can often enough result in snoring. Read on to discover the link between nasal polyps and snoring in an effort to combat this undesirable activity.

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According to the Mayo Clinic, half of adults snore. Snoring is a loud, hoarse sound that occurs when airflow through the mouth and nose becomes obstructed as you sleep. Most times snoring is normal, such as when you have a stuffy nose from a cold or sinus infection. Loud and excessive snoring, however, can be […]

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There can be a relationship between snoring, heart disease and sudden death among those with specific cardiovascular issues. Snoring can present many problems for both the snorer and his or her partner. These issues can cause difficulties in the daily life and routine of both as well as issues related to intimacy. Recent sleep tests […]

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According to the American Sleep Association, millions of Americans have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea increases your risk for more serious health conditions such as high blood pressure and heart problems. A recent US News Health article has shed light on another adverse effect of sleep apnea–greater risk for surgery-related complications. The article reported the findings […]

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The week of October 6 to October 13, 2014 is Sleep Apnea Awareness Week, an annual, national event sponsored by the American Sleep Association (ASA) to increase awareness about sleep apnea. Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans, and Sleep Apnea Awareness Week provides an opportunity for everyone to learn more about this sleep disorder. This […]

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According to the Mayo Clinic, half of adults snore in their sleep. Some snore occasionally, while others snore every time they sleep. Snoring is what happens when air flows past relaxed tissues in your throat as you sleep, making the tissues vibrate and create those sometimes irritating–and very loud–snoring sounds.  In most cases snoring is […]

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