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Sleep Apnea in Elderly People
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Aging is one of the contributing factors to obstructive sleep apnea. The elderly are continually at risk for developing this sleep disorder, which not only impairs physical health over time but also diminishes cognitive ability among aging adults. Is Sleep Apnea More Common in the Elderly? Daytime sleepiness and sleep apnea are common problems in older people, with ...

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girl clutching heart
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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 sleep apnea is present in 47% to 83% of individuals with previously diagnosed cardiovascular disease.1 Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure - What is ...

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sleep health and blue light
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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 asleep, these devices emit what is known as blue light, which may be preventing a normal, healthy sleep pattern. What is Blue Light? ...

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sleep statistics 2023
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Sleep research is constantly being updated. Know more about healthy sleep and how to combat sleep disorders with the latest sleep statistics for 2023. Understanding Sleep Cycles The different stages of sleep are important to understand for sleep health. An individual goes through four to six sleep cycles during a typical sleep session. You can divide your sleep ...

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sleep chronotype
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We all know people have different sleep behaviors. Some people stay up late. Others are early risers. These sleep and wake behaviors are known as chronotypes, and you may have heard about them in common terms like an early bird or night owl. Chronotypes are tied to our genetics and can tell us much about our sleep health. ...

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Sleep Apnea and Headaches
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Sleep apnea and headaches, especially recurring headaches are linked. Some people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experience these headaches upon waking up, at least 15 days per month. They are characterized by a pressing, not pulsing, pain that is usually felt across both sides of the head and can last up to four hours. Unlike some other types ...

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