Health Effects

“Why Does Everyone Always Think I’m Dead?” CPAP Played for Laughs on Roseanne

In an attempt to revive its ratings, ABC brought back one of its most groundbreaking comedies, Roseanne. When the producers were looking for a signature visual to enter the show and demonstrate just how much life had changed for the Connors, they decided on the revelation that Dan should be revealed to be wearing a […]

Snoring Can Damage Your Carotid Arteries

When considering the serious health consequences of not being able to breathe properly in sleep, we normally focus on sleep apnea. That’s because the severity of risk associated with sleep apnea is very high. It’s linked to mental and mood disorders, metabolic disorders, and cardiovascular problems.

But even simple snoring […]

Maybe You Don’t Have the Sleep Piece of the Wellness Puzzle in Place

If you’re concerned with your overall wellness, hopefully you realize that it’s not a simple solution. Hopefully you realize that it requires attention to the multiple dimensions of physical and spiritual health. You realize that you need to balance exercise with diet, rest with exertion, and work with play. You understand that sleep is an […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Control Epileptic Seizures

Sleep is critical to healthy brain function. If you aren’t getting good sleep, your brain will suffer a number of different types of dysfunction. We’ve often pointed to the risk of cognitive decline associated with sleep apnea, but one area that doesn’t receive enough attention is epilepsy. Sleep apnea […]

Gestational Sleep Apnea Reduces Childhood Reading Ability

Although men are, overall, more likely to suffer from snoring and sleep apnea, we know that there are some times when women have an elevated risk of sleep apnea. One of these includes pregnancy. Sleep apnea during pregnancy, sometimes described as gestational sleep apnea, has been […]

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