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.
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Heroic snoring is not a super power, but it can be super annoying — and it may signal a serious medical condition,
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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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