Sleep Apnea

Most Seniors at Risk for Sleep Apnea, but More than 90% Are Untested

We know that most people with sleep apnea don’t know they have it. Overall, estimates of undiagnosed sleep apnea show that perhaps 80-90% of people with the condition don’t know they have it. Now a new study suggests that the rate of undiagnosed sleep apnea for seniors could be even […]

How a Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Could Save Your Job as Well as Your Life

We know that sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition. The damage it does to your heart and brain can have fatal consequences.

But these health dangers are vague and distant, and some people are more concerned about more immediate issues, such as their jobs. Truck drivers worry that a […]

6 Signs Sleep Apnea Is Affecting Your Driving (before You Have an Accident)

Sleep apnea impacts every aspect of your life and your health. When you can’t sleep at night, your brain can’t get refreshed, your heart is stressed, and your metabolism is disrupted. This is a ticking time bomb of potentially deadly consequences.

Sleep apnea can increase your risk of car accidents […]

By |March 8th, 2018|Sleep Apnea|

Maybe You Don’t Have the Sleep Piece of the Wellness Puzzle in Place

If you’re concerned with your overall wellness, hopefully you realize that it’s not a simple solution. Hopefully you realize that it requires attention to the multiple dimensions of physical and spiritual health. You realize that you need to balance exercise with diet, rest with exertion, and work with play. You understand that sleep is an […]

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 […]

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