https://www.whywesnore.com Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:55:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=300 Sleep Apnea Leads to Early Onset Dementiahttps://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-leads-to-early-onset-dementia/ https://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-leads-to-early-onset-dementia/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:45:45 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2128 It’s hard to say why some studies catch media attention and get broadcast widely while others do not. For years, the evidence has been mounting that sleep apnea contribute to brain damage, leading to memory problems. We even discovered an important mechanism that shows how sleep apnea can put a person at greater risk for […]

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What If the Last Woman on Earth Used CPAP?https://www.whywesnore.com/if-the-last-woman-on-earth-used-cpap-would-you-sleep-with-her/ https://www.whywesnore.com/if-the-last-woman-on-earth-used-cpap-would-you-sleep-with-her/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:30:56 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2121 In the new Fox comedy The Last Man on Earth, Phil Miller thinks he’s the only person who survived a deadly virus that swept the earth in the year 2020. Then he discovers he’s not alone. He meets a young woman, Carol Pilbasian, and the two of them get married in order to repopulate the […]

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Snoring Gets Murderer out of Jailhttps://www.whywesnore.com/snoring-gets-murderer-out-of-jail/ https://www.whywesnore.com/snoring-gets-murderer-out-of-jail/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:40:18 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2098 It’s hard to find up sides to snoring, but how’s about this for a silver lining: a convicted murderer in South Africa was granted bail because of his snoring. It seems he was afraid that his snoring would lead the other inmates to attack him, and apparently the judge agreed. A Double Murderer The man […]

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Sleep Apps Can Harm Sleephttps://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apps-can-harm-sleep/ https://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apps-can-harm-sleep/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:05:51 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2085 We’ve already discussed that, unlike home sleep tests, smartphone apps that claim to track your sleep may not be very useful. Now a sleep health organization is saying they might even be harmful to your sleep. Inaccurate Results Probably the biggest potential problem for these apps is that they can be inaccurate. Most of these […]

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Will Working from Home Lead to More Sleep?https://www.whywesnore.com/will-working-from-home-lead-to-more-sleep/ https://www.whywesnore.com/will-working-from-home-lead-to-more-sleep/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:49:30 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2068 It’s a charge that’s often leveled against our office culture: people weren’t meant to work a 9-to-5 shift in a tiny cubicle (or a slightly larger office), and doing so damages many aspects of our health, including our sleep. But what if you ditch the office? Will you sleep more? That’s a hard question. A […]

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