Health Effects

Evaluating Wearable Tech as Sleep Test for TBI Victims

A new nationwide study is being instituted to see if wearable sleep sensors can be as accurate as  sleep lab tests for sleep apnea. The study focuses on an at-risk population for sleep apnea that may not know they have elevated risk: traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients.

Because sleep apnea can make it harder […]

ACC Clarifies Sleep Apnea, Heart Disease Relationship

This month, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) published a new, comprehensive description of the complex relationship between sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease. The goal is to emphasize the serious crisis of sleep apnea that represents a major threat to the life and health of the American people.

“A Modifiable Risk Factor”

Perhaps the […]

New Study Confirms Sleep Deprivation Suppresses Your Immune System

Do you think that not getting enough sleep makes you more likely to get sick? Well, it’s not just your imagination, it’s true. And now we know why: sleep deprivation suppresses your immune system. This insight has been brought forward by other studies in the past, but the most recent study is unprecedented in […]

Introducing Our New Sleep Apnea Infographic

We’d like to introduce the infographic that we developed to help people understand the risks of high blood pressure (hypertension) and sleep apnea. Our goal is to get this infographic made into a poster that can hang in doctors’ offices to increase awareness. We hope this infographic will encourage more people to talk to their […]

Did Sleep Apnea Claim Two Pop Icons This Week?

There’s no doubt that 2016 has been hard on pop culture icons. We’ve lost dozens of recognizable names, many of them still vibrant and working in their careers. The year is not yet finished, and, neither, apparently, is the string of deaths being visited on our pop culture stars.

In just the last week, we’ve […]

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