Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea Triples Your Risk of Vigilance-Related Work Injuries

We know that sleep apnea makes it more likely that you will be injured at work. Now the largest, most reliable study on the subject confirms the relationship and adds that sleep apnea triples your risk of a vigilance-related work injury.

A Sleep Clinic Population

This research, which was published online ahead of print […]

Sleep Apnea Could Drive Cancer Growth

The link between sleep apnea and cancer is less clear than that between sleep apnea and other risks like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. But as we are coming to understand the mechanisms that bind the two conditions, it seems likely that sleep apnea can [link id='1166' […]

Is CPAP Making Your Mouth Dry?

Dry mouth is a common problem that people experience when they have sleep apnea because they tend to breathe through their mouths. Unfortunately, treatment with CPAP might actually make the problem worse.

How CPAP Causes Dry Mouth

CPAP forces air into your body (which is part of the reason it […]

What is GABA and How is it Affected by Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea affects tens of millions of Americans, and its symptoms and health risks are well documented. But researchers are only beginning to understand the impacts of sleep apnea on the brain and brain function.

The results of a recent study at UCLA, however, further the knowledge about sleep apnea’s effects on brain […]

New Study Strengthens Sleep Apnea-Kidney Disease Link

For years, we have been exploring the potential link between sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease (it’s why a nephrologist might recommend a sleep appliance). A number of studies have shown a significant link, but now a new study from Taiwan gives us some of the strongest evidence yet, and it […]

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