Sleep Apnea Risks

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 […]

Even If You Don’t Feel Tired, Sleep Apnea Increases Car Crash Risk

We know that most people who have sleep apnea haven’t been diagnosed by a doctor. However, we have partly counted on people being able to identify sleep apnea symptoms to help them seek diagnosis and treatment. But now a new study suggests that many people with sleep apnea may not […]

Sleep Apnea after Stroke Is Associated with Stroke Recurrence

We’ve said it before: it’s not too late to get your sleep apnea treated after you’ve had a stroke. In fact, new research suggests that the stakes may be even higher after your first stroke.

That’s because new research suggests that sleep apnea can significantly […]

Sleep Apnea Causes Major Disruptions in Body’s Metabolism

Sleep apnea can cause global disruptions in your body’s normal functioning. After all, breathing is about as basic a function as we have–everything depends on getting enough air to the body and brain. So it makes sense that when that’s not happening, everything could be disrupted.

But now a new study which involved real-time measurements of […]

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 […]

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