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June is National Aphasia Awareness month

June is National Aphasia Awareness month

Stroke is the number five cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the U.S. A stroke can have a variety of communication effects, one of which is aphasia. Stroke is the most common cause of aphasia, which is a language disorder that affects the ability to communicate. Awareness for aphasia June is […]

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Daytime sleepiness can lead to cardiovascular disease

Daytime sleepiness can lead to cardiovascular disease

A recent study categorized people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) based on their differing symptoms. It found that there was a strong link between excessive daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular disease. For those with OSA, it increases their hypertension risk. About 30% of people with high blood pressure also have OSA, according to the American Thoracic […]