Heart Failure

CPAP “No Good” for Heart Problems

It has long been thought that CPAP deserved its status as the “Gold Standard” for sleep apnea treatment. Because it has the ability to ensure air is constantly reaching the lungs, it essentially eliminates apneic events, and, therefore, can eliminate the dangerous consequences of sleep apnea.

However, as we have studied the function of […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps At-Risk Patients

Sleep apnea can increase your risk of ending up in the hospital for heart problems, diabetes complications, and even cancer. But once you’re there, it remains a danger and can increase your risk of serious complications.

Fortunately, according to a new study, sleep apnea treatment can […]

Increased Risk for Heart Disease among Women with Sleep Apnea

A new study highlights the increased risk of heart disease for women with sleep apnea. However, the study showed no such increase for men. This doesn’t mean sleep apnea is safe for men, though.

A Longterm Study

This study, published in the prestigious journal Circulation, looked at sleep apnea and cardiovascular problems in more […]

Heart Failure Sleep Apnea Study Puzzles Reasearchers

It was designed to help patients who developed central sleep apnea after suffering a heart failure, but clinical trial results show that it did the opposite: caused early and sustained increases in patient deaths. This new insight shows how complex sleep apnea is and why we need multiple treatment options to ensure […]

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