Category Archives: Risk of Death

Sleep Apnea and Cancer Death

Another componenet has been added to Sleep Apnea and that is increased risk of cancer death . Cells would be deprived of oxygen because of cessation in breathing in sleep apnea and tumors would be growing in size because of … Continue reading

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NFL Players and Sleep-Apnea

NFL players are helping spread the word about sleep apnea amongst NFL draft hopefuls. Former NFL players have teamed up with Dr Harry Sugg to raise awareness of sleep apnea amongst players and the public. Symptoms of sleep apnea such … Continue reading

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Short Sleep Duration and Workers Health

The Center for Disease Control analysed data collected from the  2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) and based on the information  compared sleep duration by age group, race/ethnicity, sex, marital status, education, and employment characteristics. Overall, 30.0% of civilian employed … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Linked to the ‘Sitting Disease’

Sleep Apnea is one of the potential hazards linked to the ‘sitting disease’ alongside with cancer , high cholesterol, high blood pressure and other ailments. Leading a sedentary lifestyle could cause blood clots in the body leading to serious consequences. … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and Women

Women do have trouble sleeping as this video shows .  Tossing and turning, waking up with a headache and sleepiness the next day are amongst some of the symptoms . Watch the video here Sleep Apnea and Women . CPAP machines are … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and Nighttime Acute Coronary Syndrome

Sleep Apnea and disordered sleep could be part of predisposing factors for ACS , an acute coronary syndrome, according to studies regarding excess visceral fat , sleep-disordered breathing . These two associated with nighttime triggered hypoadiponectinoemia and nocturnal dysregulation of … Continue reading

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FMCSA Wants Equipment in Sleeper Cabs to Treat Apnea; Trucking Sees Problems

The FMCSA wants to register the medical personnel who examine the truck drivers and provide guidelines for drivers diagnosed with sleep apnea and who would have to use the CPAP machine. Also truckers would need to use their CPAP machines … Continue reading

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Getting Shocked: A Clinical Trial for Sleep Apnea

A new trial is being conducted with a hypoglossal nerve stimulator that conducts electric shock in order to stimulate the patient to breathe. … College of Wisconsin Sleep Disorders Program, discusses a clinical trial for sleep apnea, in which a … Continue reading

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Study: Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Death Risk

Insomnia and Sleeping Pills are a bad mix when the pills are used on a long term basis . Insomnia could have serious underlying causes like diabetes, heart disease and even cancer.“Sedation worsens sleep apnea, for example, and we know … Continue reading

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Risks: Chronic Insomnia Raises Threat to Heart

More than 52,610 men and women filled questionnaires about the frequency of having difficulty falling asleep , their sleep behavior and the way they felt. This study was conducted for over a period of 11 years.The researchers did not control … Continue reading

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