Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea Treatment Slows Chronic Kidney Disease

Sleep apnea has the potential to impact our entire body. This includes our kidneys. We’ve talked before about how people have had sleep appliances recommended by their nephrologist (kidney specialist). And we’ve looked at how science continues to [link id='2517' text='strengthen the link between kidney disease and sleep […]

Is Sleep Apnea a Factor in Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) of Young Athletes?

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) of young athletes is a serious concern. The risks are remarkably high for these supposedly healthy individuals. Although these people are supposed to be among the healthiest in our society, they can die at alarmingly high rates. Some groups experience an SCD for an athlete of as high as one […]

7 Warning Signs That You Have Sleep Apnea

One of the most important things to understand about sleep apnea is that most people with the condition don’t know they have it. It happens while they’re asleep, and neither they nor their doctor make the connection. Undiagnosed sleep apnea is untreated sleep apnea, and untreated [link id='143' text='[…]

Don’t Be Fooled: New Snoring Mask Isn’t Sleep Apnea Treatment

It’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) time again, that time of year when manufacturers bring out all their visionary products to try to build buzz about them. These newly released or soon-to-be released products are experimental, which means that they are either set to transform their industry or disappear completely as attempts that missed their mark.

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New Study Shows Higher Risk of Vision Loss Linked to Sleep Apnea

Among the terrifying risks of sleep apnea is that it can make you go partially or fully blind. There are actually several ways that sleep apnea increases your risk of vision loss, but one of the most frightening is nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). In this condition, you […]

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