Pacemaker-Like Device May Help Your Sleep Apnea

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.

Do You Snore? How Sleep Apnea Can Hurt Your Heart

If you suffer from untreated sleep apnea, a momentary stop of breathing occurring repeatedly while you sleep, you could be causing serious damage to your heart. “It’s likely that sleep apnea can cause arrhythmias and heart failure because if you have sleep apnea, you tend to have higher blood pressure,” explains molecular cardiologist David Van … Read More

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How to Put Snoring to Rest

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