Causes of Sleep Apnea

Can Skinny People Have Sleep Apnea?

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Jun, 2024

Can Skinny People Have Sleep Apnea?

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One very common question that revolves around Sleep Apnea is, "Can Skinny People Have Sleep Apnea?" Sleep apnea is often associated with individuals who are overweight. Yet, obesity is not the sole cause of sleep ...

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Are Sleep Apnea And Epilepsy Linked?

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May, 2024

Are Sleep Apnea And Epilepsy Linked?

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Definition of Epilepsy Epilepsy is a brain disorder when nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed. This disorder could be from a genetic order or acquired when a person experiences brain trauma or a ...

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Sleep Apnea and ADHD

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Mar, 2024

Sleep Apnea and ADHD

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, affects approximately 11% of school-age children.1 Many of the symptoms of ADHD, however, may be similar to those of sleep apnea. Making the distinction is especially important for children, ...

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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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