Sleep Apnea Risks

Women with Sleep Apnea More Likely to Get Cancer, Study

Sleep is an essential piece in our body’s daily routine. It helps our body restore itself, remove waste, and regulate our metabolism. So it’s no surprise that when sleep apnea disrupts your sleep, the consequences for your health can be severe and far-ranging.

One of the potential effects of sleep […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Extends Life for Obese People in New Study

It has been frustrating in recent years to see several studies that don’t show what we know to be true: sleep apnea treatment provides health and quality-of life improvements for sufferers. But now we’ve got a new study that shows the benefit: people who get sleep apnea treated can reduce their risk […]

Bad Luck Lin: Man Dozes off at the Wheel and Hits Three Ferraris

Drowsy driving is never a good thing. But there’s bad, and then there’s bad. Someone dozing off behind the wheel is always lucky to escape with their life. But if they do get in an accident, normally you would expect to hit one car, most likely something common like a Toyota or […]

Drowsy Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

We know that driving drowsy is dangerous, but exactly how dangerous is hard to appreciate until you look at the raw numbers. A new study puts the danger of drowsy driving into stark relief, and it’s not good. Driving drowsy isn’t just as dangerous as driving drunk, it can be as dangerous as having […]

Sleep Apnea Linked to Brain Changes in Individuals at Risk for Dementia

Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, is a serious threat to aging Americans. Not only does it shorten people’s lives, it diminishes the quality of people’s lives and causes distress to their families. There are few promising treatments available, and no cure in sight, so prevention remains our best approach to helping people at risk for this […]

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