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Sleep Apnea Health Center

News Related to Sleep Apnea

  1. Sleep Apnea May Raise Women's Heart Risk

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The nighttime breathing disturbance known as sleep apnea can boost a woman's risk for heart problems and even death, but there was no such effect for men, a new study finds. The finding "highlights the importance of sle

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  2. Implanted Device May Help Ease Sleep Apnea

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An implantable pacemaker-like device might improve sleep patterns and quality of life for people with sleep apnea, a new study contends. The treatment, called cranial nerve stimulation, is designed to open upper airway pass

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  3. Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Depression

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea are at increased risk for depression, but continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for their apnea may ease their depression, a new study suggests. The Australian study included 293 men a

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  4. Treating Sleep Apnea May Reverse Brain Changes

    MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea treatment may reverse changes in brain stem activity associated with increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. The findings "highlight the effectiveness of CPAP treatment in reducing one of the most significant health issues [heart

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  5. Sinus Surgery May Also Ease Sleep Apnea

    By Emily Willingham HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Struggling to breathe with sinus troubles can keep you from getting a good night's sleep. But a new study suggests that surgery to deal with chronically stuffed sinuses can help people breathe and sleep better, inclu

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  6. Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When children have sleep troubles due to breathing problems -- such as sleep apnea -- they may struggle in school, new research suggests. "Sleep apnea may not be directly causing academic problems," said study lead author B

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  7. Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have the sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea appear to have a higher risk of depression, new research suggests. Men with undiagnosed, severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) had more than double the risk

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  8. Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With AFib

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with both atrial fibrillation and obstructive sleep apnea are less likely to have a recurrence of the heart rhythm disorder if they use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, a new report says. Researc

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  9. Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older men who have breathing difficulties or spend less time in deep sleep may be at greater risk of brain changes that can precede dementia, a new study suggests. Experts said the findings don't prove that breathing disor

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  10. Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with sleep apnea may have lower levels of aerobic fitness, a new study suggests. Sleep apnea causes the upper airway to become blocked by soft tissue in the back of the throat during sleep. This causes pauses in b

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