Sleep Apnea

sleep apnea and brain damage

Understanding the Link Between Sleep Apnea and Brain Damage

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, about 26 percent of U.S. adults are living with sleep apnea. Many with sleep apnea do not receive the proper treatment. Untreated sleep apnea is often associated with a number of serious health problems, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. However, a lesser-known risk …

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Untreated sleep apnea

How Untreated Sleep Apnea Affects You Head to Toe

The American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) estimates that 22 million Americans have sleep apnea. Of this number, about 80 percent are estimated to have moderate or severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) but are currently undiagnosed. Adding to that, roughly half of CPAP wearers stop using their device within one to three weeks of use, and …

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