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<strong>Refresh what you know about sleep apnea</strong>

Refresh what you know about sleep apnea

For those who suffer from sleep apnea, it is important to know what to look for and how to prepare. But if you have not been diagnosed with sleep apnea and you suspect you might have this condition, it is also important to know what to keep in mind.  Understanding sleep apnea Snoring loudly often […]

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While sleep apnea speeds up aging, treatment reverses it

Each year we learn more and more about sleep apnea and how it impacts a person’s health. A new study published in the European Respiratory Journal observed patients with obstructive sleep apnea who used continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices. What they found was that treating sleep apnea can help slow down epigenetic age acceleration.  […]

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<strong>Here’s what you need to know about sleep apnea</strong>

Here’s what you need to know about sleep apnea

I recently read an article from the American Medical Association (AMA) from their What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™ series. Two sleep medicine physicians shared some great information that is important for patients to know about sleep apnea. It is a great go-to article for an overview of a health topic that is near and dear […]

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Think about quitting smoking for your resolution

Think about quitting smoking for your resolution

It is clear that if you quit smoking, it will significantly improve your overall health—especially your lungs. But did you also know that by quitting smoking you may also significantly improve your sleep?  There are an array of factors that influence how well you sleep each night, and smoking plays a major part in that. […]

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Your weight is linked with snoring and sleep apnea

Your weight is linked with snoring and sleep apnea

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 […]