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  • Tips to prevent sleep apnea

    Tips to prevent sleep apnea

    Sleep Apnea Prevention Tips: Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder, which affects the way you breathe when you’re sleeping. Simple measures to help  reduce the risk of developing the problem include losing weight, quitting smoking, avoiding alcohol and medicines, sleeping on your side, raising the head of your bed by 4 to 6 inches, being physically active and exercising regularly and treating stuffy nose due to allergies and colds.

  • Sounding the alarm about sleep apnea

    Sounding the alarm about sleep apnea

    If you were at the doctor’s office and suddenly stopped breathing for 20 seconds, they’d call an ambulance.  During sleep, the more than 12 million Americans estimated to have obstructive sleep apnea may stop breathing 10 or more times an hour.

  • Sleep Apnea: When to seek medical help?

    Sleep Apnea: When to seek medical help?

    Seeking Medical Help for Apnea: Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder, which can cause serious complications such as increased risk of accidents (car crashes, work-related accidents) and other medical problems such as hypertension, heart failure etc in adults.

  • What is sleep apnea?

    What is sleep apnea?

    What is Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder, which causes a reduction or pause in breathing (airflow) when the person sleeps. In most people, normal breathing starts spontaneously after a pause sometimes, with a loud snort or choking sound.

  • What are the possible diagnosis of sleep apnea?

    What are the possible diagnosis of sleep apnea?

    Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is diagnosed based on medical and family history, physical exam and results from sleep studies. The doctor will ask questions specific to your sleeping patterns.

  • Sleep apnea can increase risk of depression in men

    Sleep apnea can increase risk of depression in men

    Scientists have, in a new study, found a strong link between severe obstructive sleep apnea as well as a heightened risk of depression in men.

  • Obstructive sleep apnea: Myths and facts

    Obstructive sleep apnea: Myths and facts

    Sleep apnoea is a sleep disorder which has been associated with a lot of myths, some of which can be life-threatening. Here are some facts that will help you understand obstructive sleep apnoea better and guard yourself against it.

  • Sleep apnea may make lung cancer more deadly, says study

    Sleep apnea may make lung cancer more deadly, says study

    According to a study conducted by the University of Chicago and the University of Barcelona, intermittent hypoxia, or an irregular lack of air experienced by people who have sleep apnea, can increase the risk of tumor growth by promoting the release of circulating exosomes. The results of the study were published in the journal Chest.

  • How long does Sleep Apnea last

    How long does Sleep Apnea last

    Duration of Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder. It leads to repeated pause in breathing during sleep, which disrupts the sleep and affects the quality of sleep.

  • Prognosis of Sleep Apnea

    Prognosis of Sleep Apnea

    Prognosis of Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is a chronic sleep disorder, which impairs breathing when you’re asleep. Untreated sleep apnea causes serious complications such as high blood pressure (hypertension), heart failure, heart rhythm disturbances, atherosclerotic heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, insulin resistance and even death.

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