Sleep Apnea Risks

Sleep Apnea and Surgical Deaths

There are still many mysteries surrounding the dangers of sleep apnea, but we are working hard to understand them. But it’s not always easy to collect all the relevant data. Researchers hope that the establishment of a new registry for sleep apnea-related surgical deaths will help isolate the causes that increase surgical risk, […]

Oral Appliances as Effective as CPAP for Blood Pressure

The most serious health effect of sleep apnea is the damage and deterioration of the cardiovascular system. Heart damage, hardened arteries, and increased stroke risk are among the effects of sleep apnea, but the most easily detectable sign of impending cardiovascular injury is high blood pressure (hypertension).
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Do Snoring and Sleep Apnea during Pregnancy Affect the Fetus?

We know that many women who don’t otherwise snore will snore during pregnancy. This snoring may be a sign that they are experiencing sleep apnea. Now a new study shows that these sleep breathing problems also affect the baby’s oxygen supply.

The Effects of […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Improves Cognition

According to a recently-published study, sleep apnea treatment improves cognition in patients. The study looked at a small number of patients, then gave them CPAP treatment for three months before measuring their cognitive responses again.

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Sleep Apnea Worsens All Types of Headaches

We have talked about the classic sleep apnea headache in which you wake with a headache and it goes away over time. However, this is only one type of headache that can be related to sleep apnea. Because sleep apnea has a negative impact on your brain health, all […]

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