Health Effects

New Study Shows Higher Risk of Vision Loss Linked to Sleep Apnea

Among the terrifying risks of sleep apnea is that it can make you go partially or fully blind. There are actually several ways that sleep apnea increases your risk of vision loss, but one of the most frightening is nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). In this condition, you […]

EHR Warning Improves Sleep Apnea Screening for Epilepsy Patients

Sleep apnea is closely linked to many serious health conditions. Even conditions for which it can’t be cited as a direct cause, sleep apnea can lead to worsened symptoms and worsened outcomes.

This is the case for epilepsy. Patients with epilepsy and sleep apnea tend to experience more serious and […]

“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 […]

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