Sleep Apnea

Snake-Like Robot May Reduce Complications in Sleep Apnea Surgery

Surgery is typically considered a last-line treatment for sleep apnea. There are many reasons why it’s good to put surgery off. It’s an expensive treatment with a relatively low success rate. And even if it is initially successful, the results may decrease over time, so […]

Want to Improve Your Relationship This Year? Better Sleep Is a Great Start

Among the resolutions that people make for the New Year is trying to improve their close relationships. If you’re one of the people who are trying to achieve that goal this year, then one great place to start is getting better sleep. Sleep makes it easier to have productive conversations with people in close […]

If Your Insomnia Drugs Are Failing, You Probably Have Sleep Apnea

It’s common in this country to look to drugs to treat our problems. This is as much a failing among patients as doctors, although it’s often put on doctors, who, as the educated professional in the area, should know better. Ideally, all parties should agree that when drugs aren’t working, a different treatment should be […]

Study Likely Underestimates the Occurrence of Sleep Apnea with Depression

Study Likely Underestimates the Occurrence of Sleep Apnea with DepressionWe know that depression and sleep apnea go hand in hand. That’s why it’s a surprise that a new study finds a relatively low incidence of obstructive sleep apnea in […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Control Epileptic Seizures

Sleep is critical to healthy brain function. If you aren’t getting good sleep, your brain will suffer a number of different types of dysfunction. We’ve often pointed to the risk of cognitive decline associated with sleep apnea, but one area that doesn’t receive enough attention is epilepsy. Sleep apnea […]

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