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  1. Air Blower Helps Sleep Apnea

    March 10, 2003 -- There's been doubt about whether the most common sleep apnea treatment -- a machine that gently blows air into the nose -- does any good. Now new research shows this treatment really can help. But the jury's still out on whether it helps mild cases of this troublesome sleep disorde

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  2. Sleep Apnea Increases Heart Failure Risk

    Feb. 11, 2003 -- A sleep breathing disorder may actually contribute to heart problems rather than just being a result of them. New research suggests that people who suffer from a particular form of sleep apnea often have more severe heart rhythm abnormalities than others who sleep normally. Sleep ap

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  3. Laser Surgery Won't Cure Sleep Apnea

    April 15, 2002 -- For sleep apnea sufferers, laser surgery isn't the best answer. While the procedure brings short-term relief, people often end up snoring worse than before. The procedure called laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty -- which involves removing soft tissue on the back of the throat and pa

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  4. Bringing Sleep, Heart Health Together

    Feb. 6, 2002 -- A pacemaker may never become a treatment for the symptoms of sleep apnea, but researchers studying people who have pacemakers are finding that the pace at which the heart beats during sleep can improve apnea symptoms. And other researchers have developed a simple, FDA-approved device

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  5. Common Sleep Apnea Treatment Lowers BP

    Jan. 23, 2002 -- Sleep apnea has come into the limelight in recent years, as research has shown that it causes much more than just snoring and sleepless nights. But a new study shows that treatment not only improves sleep but also lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke. Sleep apnea affects more

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  6. Snorers Wake Up: Your Heart Could Be Telling You Something

    April 11, 2000 (Minneapolis) -- If you snore, you might want to wake up to the latest news: those nighttime noises may be more than just an annoyance. In the largest study to date, sleep experts have confirmed that disturbed breathing during sleep is associated with high blood pressure in middle-age

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