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Athletes suffer too:

Athletes learn about the risk of sleep apnea
Montgomery Advertiser - Montgomery,AL,USA
Select MTSU players are participating in an eight-month sleep apnea research study, one of the first such projects done on college athletes in the country. ...

Differing patient (bedroom) opinions regarding CPAP along with a doctor’s blog rebuttal:

think I'm sexy? Apnea aid raises doubts
MSNBC - USA
People with obstructive sleep apnea have a problem that causes their airways to collapse during sleep, cutting off breathing sometimes dozens — or even ...

CPAP: Cannot Possibly Act Passionate
Huffington Post - New York,NY,USA
The Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machine, or CPAP, is a device used by people with obstructive sleep apnea who have a problem that causes their ...

A humorous view of snoring and diagnostic procedures.  I look forward to the writer’s column after receiving treatment:

Bedroom battle: fight for the right to snore freely
Auburn Journal - Auburn,CA,USA
The best thing for you is a good night’s sleep, but in my case, that can be even more hazardous to my health. I suffer from sleep apnea, which is an old ...

 

Sleep apnea and the San Francisco bay oil spill:

Hearing, transcripts shed light on Bay oil spill
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
16, Cota said he was taking Provigil, a type of prescription medication for sleep apnea. The NTSB and prosecutors are investigating whether that could have ...

PR Web News Release 2008

 

Medicare and Medicaid approve ‘in-home’ Sleep Apnea diagnostics in the United States:

Click here for complete background and supportive evidence for this progressive US decision 2009/03/06

Sleep Apnea and driving:

Sleep Apnea Doubles Car Crash Risk
University of British Columbia - Vancouver,BC,Canada
People with sleep apnea – a breathing disorder that disrupts sleep – are at double the risk of being in a car crash, a new study by Vancouver Coastal Health ...

UBC Public Affairs 2008

 

Proposed Guidelines Would Screen Truckers for
WIBW - Topeka,KS,USA
You can't rest easy when you have sleep apnea. It's a narrowing or closing of the airway that disrupts sleep, at times making you wake up completely. ...

Obesity may drive some truckers to doze
USA Today - USA
The medical review board of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will finalize recommendations about truckers and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) ...

Sleep apnea program should be law: US safety board
Today's Trucking News
WASHINGTON -- Trucking rulemaklers should implement a program to identify commercial drivers at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, ...

Obesity and Sleep Apnea:

Diet and Exercise Improve Symptoms of OSA, But Are Unlikely to Eliminate the ...
 
Weight loss reduced the average apnea-hypopnea index by 25%—from 24.6 to 18.3 breathing pauses per hour of sleep; according to the researchers, however, ...

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About three-quarters of them had mild or moderate sleep apnea, and the rest had more severe cases. The weight-loss group followed a strictly regulated diet ...

Improved diet and exercise alone unlikely to cure obstructive sleep apnea in ...

The AASM's "Clinical Guideline for the Evaluation, Management and Long-term Care of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults" recommends weight loss for all ...

 

Childhood breathing disorders of sleep and ADHD (with video).  Calgary is quite involved in this area of interest; however in BC resources are limited:

Staying Healthy Is It Really Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
TheDenverChannel.com - Denver,CO,USA
A sleep analysis study can determine whether it's a sleep disorder or ADHD that the child is suffering from. Common sleep disorders may include sleep apnea ...

Surgery only effective for few kids with sleep apnea: Study
The Money Times - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
Prior to surgery, half the non-obese and two-thirds of the obese children in the study had an AHI (apnea/hypopnea index — a measure of the severity of SDB) ...

Study sheds light on link between sleep disorder, behavior issues ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
... between childhood sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), including snoring and sleep apnea, and behavioral problems like hyperactivity and anxiety. ...

Importance of sleep and childhood:

Sleep shortage takes its toll on kids
Tampabay.com - St. Petersburg,FL,USA
Parents might not see that their son's snoring is actually a sign of sleep apnea. Up to 40 percent of the children she sees for behavior problems have sleep ...

 

Link between Sleep Apnea and High Blood pressure:

Don’t let high BP catch you napping
Enid News & Eagle - Enid,OK,USA
One major reason many Americans have inadequate sleep — often without their knowledge — is sleep-disordered breathing or sleep apnea. The person with sleep ...

 

Diabetes and Sleep Apnea:

Sleep Experts Seek Sleep Apnea, Diabetes Link
HealthNewsDigest.com - New York,NY,USA
“Obstructive sleep apnea is strongly associated with the risk of having diabetes, and this association appears to be independent of obesity, ...

 

Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease:

Experts Urge Research on Sleep Apnea-Heart Disease Link
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
MONDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Large-scale studies should be conducted to determine the exact link between sleep apnea and heart disease, ...

Source: In Collaboration With the National Heart, Lung, and Blood ...
Cardiosource - Washington,DC,USA
The following are 10 points to remember about sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: 1. Sleep-related breathing disorders are highly prevalent in patients ...

Sleep Apnea Increases Death Risk:

Aug'08 CNN report

Impact of snoring on bedpartners:

Twin beds may benefit marriages
United Press International - USA
About 25 percent of British adults snore, the British Snoring and Sleep Apnea Association said. The problem may cost their partners two hours of sleep every ...

Good review of several aspects related to Sleep Apnea:

Sound Effects
Newsweek - USA
She suffered from sleep apnea, a condition in which patients stop breathing repeatedly as they sleep and can wake up as many as 100 times a night—often ...

Health Story National Post

 

Challenges while flying:

United Can't Find A Power Outlet On A Plane For Your Life Saving ...
The Consumerist - New York,NY,USA
Glenn and another member of the group have issues with Sleep Apnea, a potentially life threatening disorder where sufferers stop breathing in their sleep. ...

People With Obstructive Sleep Apnea At Risk For Cardiac Stress On ...
Science Daily (press release) - USA
ScienceDaily (May 18, 2008) — People with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on commercial airline flights may have a greater risk of adverse events from ...

 Treating Sleep Apnea can improve your golf game:

Golf Game Improved By Sleep Apnea Therapy
FOX2now.com
Sleep Apnea Therapy, that is. It's hard to convince people that strapping on a contraption at night that looks like scuba gear will help them feel rested ...

 

 

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