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Archive for January, 2012

High Blood Pressure, Sleep Apnea, and the Associated Health Risks

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Whether you can make it on five hours or eight, at some point, you have to enjoy some shut-eye to function properly the next day. Sleep is the time when our bodies are able to rejuvenate and repair as our minds relax. But study upon study has shown that a majority of today’s society does Read more…

Surgery for Sleep Apnea – Is It The Most Viable Option?

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Whether you undergo surgery to fix a broken bone, to remove a growth, or to repair a torn muscle; the idea behind all surgeries, for the most part, is to provide a permanent fix to the problem at hand. For patients diagnosed with sleep apnea, a surgery known as uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) is performed to remove Read more…