Category Archives: Sleep Apnea News

Sleep Apnea Symptoms Under-reported by Commercial Drivers

A recent study found that commercial drivers with sleep apnea under-scored their sleepiness level for fear of losing their jobs.  The drivers received less treatment with their CPAP machines but had more visits to the clinic for treatment of their … 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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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 Therapy and Depression

It was found that 779 patients who used the Positive Airway Machine had fewer depressive symptoms .  The patients had to fill up a questionnaire where they scored their depressive symptoms.  After treatment with the CPAP machine they filled in … Continue reading

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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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Sleep Apnea in Children and ADHD

ADHD has always been debated whether it’s poor parenting , psychological or physiological or medical. It seems adenotonsillectomy could relieve kids of poor sleep whether it’s due to obstructive sleep apnea or other physiological reasons.By Janice Wood Associate News Editor … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea possible symptom of Comorbid Psychiatric Disorder

Further studies need to be conducted to establish the correlation between sleep disturbances , anxiety disorders and depression.  The  aim  is to provide a biological biomarker by following a study of REM  sleep latency in patients with anxiety disorders. Treating … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea and Cerebral Vessel Function

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have created a rat model that mimics sleep apnea : it was found that after 30 days of obstructive  sleep apnea  cerebral vessels function is altered . These results correlate with studies that show similar … 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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Silent Stroke and Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea sufferers have elevated risk of stroke and most of them have been found amongst stroke sufferers. A new study reveals a new component to the demise of sleep apnea sufferrers : silent stroke ! Researchers from Alabama, Birmingham … Continue reading

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