Category Archives: Risk of Death

Sleep Apnea Questions Answered by Dr Steven Park

Dr Park answers 13 of his audiences questions regarding sleep, sleep apnea and you can listen to his comments and download them. Listen to Dr Park’s comments to questions Dr Park has been practicing and specializes in Sleep disorders. Tweet … Continue reading

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Sleepy Drivers Monitored

Sleepy drivers will have an algorithm – controlled car seats that will massage them so that they won’t fall asleep while driving. Automotive equipment supplier Faurecia has come up with a product designed to monitor your physical and mental status … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and Cardiac Injury

  A recent study of 136 patients who had an  acute myocardial infarction (MI) suffered less severe cardiac injury because of a potentially complex relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and coronary artery disease. Our study demonstrates that patients with sleep … Continue reading

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Sleep Health and Safety 2013

The National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Health and Safety 2013 will take place march 1=2 at the Gaylord National Harbor DC in Maryland. Health Care professional and Public Health & Safety track will be presented. This track will cover significant developments … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Risk Factor to Stroke

The Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation released it’s new stroke care guidelines stressing the importance of improvements to diagnosis and  screening of sleep apnea as critical to stroke prevention. Obstructive sleep apnea is common after stroke and it is crucial … Continue reading

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Link to Cancer ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiXkLh9d7Ro Dr. Steve Lawson, of the TMJ Sleep Therapy Centre of Winnipeg, Canada says that this study showed nearly a 5x increased rate of cancer with those with sleep disorder breathing. The study, he points out, did not say that … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking and Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea causes frequent arousals during the night  ; 4.1% of people with sleep apnea reported having sleepwalked two or more times a month.  Meanwhile sleep deprivation and fragmentation tends to trigger sleepwalking. People with major depressive disorder or obsessive-compulsive … Continue reading

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Daytime Sleepiness linked to Obesity and Depression

Dr Alexandros Vgontzas, Psychiatry  Professor at Penn State University , concludes that daytime tiredness is linked to obesity and depression.  Around one-fifth of the adult population of America suffer from this. Among this group, depression and waist circumference were the … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and NFL Vikings on 24 June in Minneapolis

“Tackling Sleep Apnea”  is a free public event which will enable the public a free in-home sleep testing and sleep apnea treatments. The Minneapolis venue is the kickstart of a national campaign events. Former Minneapolis Vikings players Chuck Foreman, Carl … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea, Hypertension and CPAP Machines

A recent study in Spain concludes that there’s a link between sleep apnea and  hypertension.  The CPAP machine helps the patients to lower their blood pressure and also with their sleep apnea. Watch the report via VOA : http://www.voanews.com/content/c-pap-machines-may-help-sleep-apnea-hypertension/1205364.html Tweet … Continue reading

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