Sleep Apnea

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8 Factors That Can Make Your Sleep Apnea Worse

If you have sleep apnea, you know how life-changing your CPAP therapy can be. But what factors can make your sleep apnea worse? Untreated sleep apnea increases your risk of hypertension, causes changes in your metabolism, and increases your risk for cardiovascular disease. However, you are ahead of the game if you are already using …

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The Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Smoking Cigarettes

One of the most common sleep disorders in the United States, sleep apnea, can impact a person’s life in a myriad of ways. But at the same time, lifestyle choices can also have an impact on sleep apnea such as quitting smoking cigarettes. Some medical experts have discovered a connection between sleep apnea and smoking …

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The Mind Revealed: Learn More About Sleep Apnea Dreams and Nightmares

Dreams and nightmares—we all have them. However, not many people know how sleep apnea affects our dreams. Here’s an overview of what we know and how you can understand your sleep apnea dreams and nightmares. What Are Sleep Apnea Dreams? If you have untreated Obstructed Sleep Apnea, you know how difficult it can be to …

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Sleep Apnea and Stroke: What Is the Connection Between the Two?

According to research conducted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 26 percent of adults in the United States are living with sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder characterized by breathing that continuously starts and stops. While there are numerous symptoms of sleep apnea, this sleep condition normally manifests in a series …

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Asthma and Sleep Apnea: The Relationship Between the Two

Did you know that over nineteen million individuals are currently living with asthma? While asthma is manageable for many, a small percentage of those with asthma experience severe symptoms that can affect how they live their lives. For those with severe asthma, symptoms can worsen over time and even develop into other respiratory conditions. But, …

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