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What you need to know about sleep apnea and pregnancy

What you need to know about sleep apnea and pregnancy

If you are pregnant and tired it’s because your body is simply going through normal pregnancy changes, right? It’s possible. However, if you are tired and pregnant it might also be gestational sleep apnea. Researchers continue to advance their knowledge of sleep apnea complications and continue to raise awareness for sleep apnea in pregnant women. […]

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Driving while tired can be dangerous

Driving while tired can be dangerous

If you are driving while drowsy, you are about eight times more likely to cause an accident, according to federal estimates. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety used in-vehicle camera footage of thousands of drivers who previously agreed to participate in the study. After reviewing all the information, the study found that motorists are falling […]

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Your Apple Watch and Sleep Apnea, Hypertension

Your Apple Watch and Sleep Apnea, Hypertension

As the years pass by, it seems that more and more people are wearing Apple Watches, FitBits and other wearable devices. A recent study by the University of California San Francisco and the health startup Cardiogram aims to provide details about how well you can use your Apple Watch to detect common health problems such […]

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Snoring, sleep apnea can be linked with your weight

Snoring, sleep apnea can be linked with your weight

There are numerous influencers on the development of sleep apnea.  While we do not always understand each relationship, one thing is clear–weight loss can help improve symptoms of sleep apnea. It can significantly improve, and potentially eliminate, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) symptoms in obese people. Let’s take a closer look at the link between weight […]

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Don’t forget sleep this holiday season

Don’t forget sleep this holiday season

When was the last time you got a full night’s sleep? We understand that the holiday season can be quite busy for you and your family. However, it is still important to not only get quality sleep, but to also pay attention to warning signs. According to the World Health Organization, there is something called […]