Sleep Apnea News

Does Sleep Apnea Cause Weight Gain?

In the U.S. alone, about 30 million people have sleep apnea - but only 6 million get treated for it. If you have sleep apnea and aren't getting it treated, you may be at risk of serious medical conditions. Many of these health concerns are also related to weight gain.

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The Link Between Headaches and Sleep Apnea

Around 45 million Americans experience headaches on a regular basis and these can have a big impact on your daily life. These can be caused by a huge range of things and, for some people, headaches will go away with minor lifestyle changes. However, for others, their headaches can be the result of another underlying condition.

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Myths About CPAP Machines

Obstructive sleep apnea affects 10 to 30% of the American population. However, the number could be much higher due to many undiagnosed cases.

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Overview of the New ResMed 11 CPAP Machine

If you experience breathing disorders while you sleep, such as sleep apnea, your medical specialist may prescribe the use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device. A CPAP machine keeps your airways open while you sleep through the use of mild air pressure. Several CPAP devices exist on the market to provide sleep therapy. Released in August 2022, ResMed AirSense 11, or S11, is one of the newer such machines. Keep reading for an overview of ResMed’s latest model.

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8 Spooky Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Halloween is right around the corner, and despite the festivities and busy autumn days, you aren't sleeping well at night. Others might assume it's because you have been up late watching your favorite scary movies, but lack of sleep has become a general theme in your life.

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Why You Need a Fingertip Pulse Oximeter With CPAP Therapy

CPAP therapy is one of the leading treatments for sleep apnea. Not everyone sleeps well, for a number of reasons. Maybe your excess weight blocks your airway or you have lung issues.

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Sleep Apnea Linked To Shoulder Pain

Could my sleep apnea be the cause of my shoulder pain? Anyone who has crossed over to the 40 years and older club will tell you that you start feeling your age. Recently, I began experiencing pain in my elbow caused by tendinitis or otherwise called “tennis elbow”.

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Newly Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea: What to Know

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that is potentially serious since breathing stops and starts repeatedly during sleep. Those who have a sleep apnea disorder usually snore loudly and still feel tired after sleeping for a full night.

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How To Support Your Spouse With Sleep Apnea

It is estimated that as many as 37% of American adults suffer from sleep apnea. While causing discomfort and anxiety for those suffering, it can also impact the partners of those with sleep apnea.

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How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Your Heart?

Sleep apnea is a moderately common disease that can affect both men and women. Although often written off as "just snoring," sleep apnea is a serious condition that can have devastating consequences.

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