Sleep Apnea

DOT Withdraws Sleep Apnea Rule

Last week, two agencies within the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that they would no longer pursue rules about sleep apnea screening and treatment for truck drivers and rail engineers. The rule was embattled by industry lobbyists, and the rule withdrawal was intended as an […]

Sleep Apnea Increases Retinopathy Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Glucometer and other instruments

As with sleep apnea, diabetes is a condition that can dramatically impact your overall health. As with sleep apnea, there is virtually no part of your body that is not impacted by your diabetes. So when you have both sleep apnea and diabetes, […]

Has Your Migraine Doctor Asked You About Sleep Apnea?

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Migraines are one of the most disabling conditions in the world. They cost billions in terms of lost work and productivity. But for as costly as migraines are, they are poorly understood, and, as a result, they often go untreated or barely treated. Most migraine […]

Sleep Apnea Contributed to Carrie Fisher’s Death

Sleep apnea diagram

Late last year, we speculated that sleep apnea may have contributed to the death of Carrie Fisher. This week, the coroner’s report confirmed that sleep apnea played a role in her death, although the official cause of death was listed as “undetermined.”

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The All-Day Benefits of Sleep Apnea Treatment

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People who get their sleep apnea successfully treated talk about how tremendously life-changing an event it is. You may not believe this at first. It’s common for people to dismiss their sleep apnea as not a big deal. Even when presented with the […]

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