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Everyone knows that it’s important to get a good night’s sleep, but the list of reasons to do it keep stacking up as scientists explore the relationship between sleep and wellness. There are myriad reasons for missing sleep, ranging from problems like sleep apnea or insomnia to things like working too much or caring for […]

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We all know the benefits of a healthy diet and getting the proper amount of sleep at night, but a new research study in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal sheds light on the benefits these healthy living techniques have on sufferers of sleep apnea. Researchers at the Oivauni Sleep Clinic in Kuopio, Finland looked at […]

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Sleep apnea risk factors vary, and include smoking, high blood pressure and obesity, but a new study conducted by the researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine reveal some insight as to the role race plays in the risk of developing sleep apnea symptoms. The records of a total of 512 patients that were […]

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The American Sleep Apnea Association lists April 18th, 2013 as Sleep Apnea Awareness Day. If you or a loved one are among the millions of those undiagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), you should know that it can take tolls on your health in ways that you may not have imagined. Research suggests that ninety […]

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Sleep apnea is a widespread disorder that causes disruptions in the breathing patterns during sleep. Often, chronic snorers have sleep apnea, but write it off as nothing more than an annoyance to their spouses. However, doctors have even more good reason to try to persuade patients to accept sleep apnea treatments, such as CPAP or […]

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April is Autism Awareness month, so we would like to take this opportunity to discuss the link between autism and sleep apnea. Studies have shown that 66% of children with autism spectrum disorders have sleep disturbances on a regular, if not nightly, basis. While no proven explanation exists to explain why children with autism have […]

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We all know that a good night’s sleep is imperative for retaining the information learned in the classroom, but several studies conducted over the last few years are showing a considerable link between sleep apnea and serious behavioral disorders and learning disabilities. A recent study published in the journal SLEEP looked at the association between […]

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The term sleep apnea comes from greek word apnea, and means simply “without breath.” People with sleep apnea can have interruptions in their breathing during sleep that last as long as 30 seconds, and can happen hundreds of times in a night. Over 18 million Americans have sleep apnea, although many go undiagnosed and dismiss […]

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Do you find that your energy level isn’t what it should be, or even what it used to be, even if you’re getting a full night’s sleep? You might have sleep apnea! As we’ve said before, sleep apnea is a frequently-misunderstood condition, and it often goes undiagnosed because it requires a sleep study in order […]

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Sleep apnea is one of those rare conditions that is massively misunderstood by the general public, which makes it hard to convince people that they genuinely suffer from it. For example, many are under the impression that the primary danger of sleep apnea is the cessation of breathing, and that sufferers will literally suffocate to […]

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