Causes of Sleep Apnea

Can an Enlarged Thyroid Cause Sleep Apnea?

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Feb, 2024

Can an Enlarged Thyroid Cause Sleep Apnea?

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The thyroid gland plays an important role in proper body function. The hormones it releases help to regulate metabolism, body temperature, heartbeat, and more.1 It is not uncommon for the thyroid gland or surrounding area to ...

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What Causes Sleep Apnea In The Military?

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Jan, 2024

What Causes Sleep Apnea In The Military?

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While approximately 39 million U.S. adults have obstructive sleep apnea, the risk increases for those who serve in the armed forces. The demands of military life, whether you experience combat or not, can affect healthy ...

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Does Snoring Always Mean Sleep Apnea?

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Dec, 2023

Does Snoring Always Mean Sleep Apnea?

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While snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea, it is not always definitive. Snoring is a common sleep problem that can be associated with many other aspects of personal health, lifestyle, and well-being. What ...

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How Does Blue Light Affect Sleep?

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Nov, 2023

How Does Blue Light Affect Sleep?

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According to research, 9 out of 10 Americans admit to reaching for an electronic device at least several nights each week shortly before bedtime.1 While some may feel that their smartphone or laptop helps them fall ...

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What are Sleep Apnea Comorbidities?

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Sep, 2023

What are Sleep Apnea Comorbidities?

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Sleep apnea can do more damage than leave you drowsy during the day. Many health issues related to sleep deprivation from sleep apnea can impact your health. These are known as sleep apnea comorbidities and ...

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Can Smoking Cause Sleep Apnea?

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Sep, 2023

Can Smoking Cause Sleep Apnea?

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According to the CDC, approximately 14 percent (34.1 million) of Americans aged 18 and over are current smokers.1 While this number has gone down, smoking is still one of the leading causes of preventable disease ...

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Stress and Sleep Apnea

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Jul, 2023

Stress and Sleep Apnea

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Stress plays a major role in both your psychological and physical health, affecting diet, mood, relationships, and weight. Stress can even impact healthy sleep. Chronic stress can lead to sleep disorders such as insomnia and ...

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