https://www.whywesnore.com Fri, 27 May 2016 22:29:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Your Car Will Soon Spot Drowsy Driving https://www.whywesnore.com/your-car-will-soon-spot-drowsy-driving/ https://www.whywesnore.com/your-car-will-soon-spot-drowsy-driving/#comments Mon, 23 May 2016 22:33:40 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2620 It’s one of the exciting new technologies that was promoted at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year: a car that can tell when you’re too drowsy or distracted to drive. This new technology could help prevent sleep apnea related car and truck accidents on the road, and, apparently, it’s just around the corner. Drowsiness […]

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Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps At-Risk Patients https://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-treatment-helps-at-risk-patients/ https://www.whywesnore.com/sleep-apnea-treatment-helps-at-risk-patients/#comments Wed, 18 May 2016 18:49:43 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2612 Sleep apnea can increase your risk of ending up in the hospital for heart problems, diabetes complications, and even cancer. But once you’re there, it remains a danger and can increase your risk of serious complications. Fortunately, according to a new study, sleep apnea treatment can help reduce those risks. Deteriorating Patient Dangers This study […]

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Snoring and Short Sleep Linked to Poor Breast Cancer Survival https://www.whywesnore.com/snoring-and-short-sleep-linked-to-poor-breast-cancer-survival/ https://www.whywesnore.com/snoring-and-short-sleep-linked-to-poor-breast-cancer-survival/#comments Tue, 10 May 2016 20:52:06 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2608 A new study shows that women who report snoring and getting too little sleep before their breast cancer diagnosis have much poorer survival rates than those who get enough sleep and don’t snore. The researchers suggest that the connection could be that poor sleep drives inflammatory processes that can worsen cancer. A Surprising Connection The […]

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Fatigue and Sleepiness–What’s the Difference? https://www.whywesnore.com/fatigue-and-sleepiness-whats-the-difference/ https://www.whywesnore.com/fatigue-and-sleepiness-whats-the-difference/#comments Thu, 05 May 2016 14:17:42 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2599 Sometimes language can be tricky to us. We have a tendency to use words in overlapping meanings. One of the more common words that we use in an overlapping way is the simple description of feeling “tired.” Often, we can use this word to refer to both fatigue and sleepiness, but it’s important to be […]

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New York Expands Sleep Apnea Screening for Railway Employees https://www.whywesnore.com/new-york-expands-sleep-apnea-screening-for-railway-employees/ https://www.whywesnore.com/new-york-expands-sleep-apnea-screening-for-railway-employees/#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:11:48 +0000 https://www.whywesnore.com/?p=2595 After the success of its initial sleep apnea screening program, the Metro Transit Authority (MTA) of New York has announced it will expand the screening program to include all railway drivers. This is before screening rules for all commercial drivers will likely go into effect following the public commentary period. Recommendations Following a Deadly Accident […]

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