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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]