Effects of Sleep Apnea

Link Between Sleep Apnea And REM Sleep

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May, 2024

Link Between Sleep Apnea And REM Sleep

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Certain factors like stress or insomnia can affect a person's quality and length of sleep, especially during REM sleep, which is the stage of sleep where a person is in the deepest sleep. This stage ...

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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 Pilots

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Apr, 2024

Sleep Apnea And Pilots

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While a good night’s sleep is necessary for all of us to stay healthy, pilots must get the sleep they need. Many pilots face erratic and lengthy flight schedules,  disruptions to their natural sleep patterns, ...

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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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Sleep Apnea And Depression

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Mar, 2024

Sleep Apnea And Depression

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Sleep apnea is linked to many physical problems and health concerns, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. While studies indicate a strong link between sleep deprivation and mental health, few clinicians view sleep ...

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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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Can Sleep Apnea Cause Heart Failure?

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Nov, 2023

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Heart Failure?

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been linked to a number of short- and long-term health risks, including obesity, hypertension, and stroke. One predominant comorbidity is cardiovascular disease. In fact, research published by Harvard Health indicates that ...

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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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