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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 […]

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Common sleep disorders can impact your health

Common sleep disorders can impact your health

Maintaining optimal overall health requires adequate nutrition, regular physical activity, mental well-being and a good night’s sleep. Knowing that, when was the last time you got a good night’s sleep? If you can’t remember, then now is the time to educate yourself on the different sleep disorders and how they affect your health and well-being. […]

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Keep your memories. Treat sleep apnea now.

Keep your memories. Treat sleep apnea now.

Treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is so important. And what makes it extremely important to treat sleep apnea is because we want to keep our memories. New research now suggests that OSA may impair a person’s ability to form meaningful memories about their personal life. In turn this could be a sign of depression. In […]

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Infographic: The dangers of sleep apnea

Infographic: The dangers of sleep apnea

It is important to understand the dangers of sleep apnea. To help you better understand these dangers, we have created an easy to follow infographic for you. In this infographic you will see the different dangers of sleep apnea. Take a look and if you have any questions, contact Dr. Mayoor Patel at Craniofacial Pain […]

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Gauging the success of sleep apnea treatment

Gauging the success of sleep apnea treatment

If you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, are older in age and have reduced body mass index (BMI), it might limit your success of sleep apnea treatment. These are all predictors of upper airway stimulation treatment response. Researchers have found that for each one year increase in age, there is a 9 percent increase in […]

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Less than 6 hours of sleep can hurt blood vessels

Less than 6 hours of sleep can hurt blood vessels

When you don’t get enough sleep, it may lead to health problems. In fact, a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found a potential link between sleeping less than six hours a night and atherosclerotic lesions–the buildup of cholesterol in the wall of your blood vessel–in different blood vessels […]