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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 […]

Will Web Peer Support Improve CPAP Adherence?

We know that CPAP is considered the best sleep apnea treatment, but it’s also the worst: because many people don’t use it. The biggest question in CPAP is: how can we get people to use their machines? Maybe the secret is web-based peer support.

A new $2.5 million study by the […]

Truckers with Untreated Sleep Apnea Have 5 Times More Accidents

One of the reasons why sleep apnea rules for truckers have been so controversial is that we haven’t had good data about how much of a difference treatment makes. Now a new study tells us that it makes a huge difference: truckers who don’t get their sleep apnea treated are five times […]

CPAP May Not Help Diabetes Treatment

In contrast to previous research, a new study suggests that CPAP may not help diabetes treatment. Researchers explained that their difference from previous studies may be related to CPAP, the study design, or the relationship between sleep apnea and diabetes.

CPAP Makes No Difference (with Diabetes)

In this study, researchers […]

Is CPAP Making Your Mouth Dry?

Dry mouth is a common problem that people experience when they have sleep apnea because they tend to breathe through their mouths. Unfortunately, treatment with CPAP might actually make the problem worse.

How CPAP Causes Dry Mouth

CPAP forces air into your body (which is part of the reason it […]

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