Severe snoring isn’t without risks. A new study shows that obstructive sleep apnea puts women, in particular, at risk for heart problems.
Many people with obstructive sleep apnea find continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as uncomfortable as snoring and gasping through the night. Learn about an implantable device that serves as another option for those with this serious condition.
The number of Americans with sleep apnea has risen substantially since the 1990s. Discover what causes sleep apnea, the symptoms to watch for, and who’s at greatest risk.
Heroic snoring is not a super power, but it can be super annoying — and it may signal a serious medical condition,
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Sleep apnea interrupts more than just your good night’s sleep and hard day’s work. And it affects more than just overweight men.
With today’s fast-paced lifestyles and overbooked days, insomnia strikes nearly everyone at some point. It’s normal to have some nights that aren’t as restful as others, but when it happens in a string of nights, you might want to try an over-the-counter sleep aid. We asked neurologist Jessica Vensel-Rundo, MD, to share her suggestions for … Read More
If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re not alone. There’s many reasons for tossing and turning. A common, often undiagnosed condition that can mask itself as fatigue, depression or something else is obstructive sleep apnea — when your airway gets blocked or obstructed when you sleep. This condition, associated with obesity, affects at least 9 … Read More
If you can’t get through the night without a symphony of snorts and saws, you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, about 90 million American adults snore. Snoring is common in both men and women but is more frequent in men, says Harneet Walia, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center. It can disrupt … Read More
Are you moody from missing sleep? If you are often tired, if you snore, and if you stop breathing sometimes at night, you may have obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. It’s not just about missing some z’s. People with OSA stop breathing during sleep as tissue in the back of their throats collapses and blocks … Read More