Sleep Apnea

Driving and Sleep Apnea

8 Common Sleep Apnea & DOT Compliance Questions Answered

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributes 2.2% of all traffic accident fatalities to drowsy driving. People who drive tired, a symptom of sleep apnea, may not realize how much their lack of sleep affects their driving, which is why undiagnosed sleep apnea is a major concern for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). …

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Sleep Apnea in Children

Sleep Apnea in Children: Recognizing the Symptoms and Getting Your Child Treatment

The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that 1% to 4% of children may have Sleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea in kids can also contribute to hyperactivity and attention issues, and leads to more serious medical complications. Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in children can be caused by many different risk factors. Read on to learn how Sleep …

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sleep apnea and stroke

Is There a Link Between Early Onset Dementia and Sleep Apnea?

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you are most likely familiar with the brain fog, excessive daytime sleepiness, and other mental and cognitive symptoms that come with this sleeping disorder. However, new research is indicating that chronic sleep apnea may cause ongoing issues, as well. A recent study showed evidence of a link between sleep …

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Link Between Pregnancy and Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy – The Overlooked Risk to Mom & Baby

Updated on February 26, 2019 For many people, including many expectant moms, a restful night’s sleep ends up being anything but. Sleep Apnea, a condition that affects the breathing during sleep, affects as many as 26 percent of pregnant women, according to Contemporary OB/GYN. The connection between Sleep Apnea and pregnancy must be better understood …

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