Sleep Care Articles

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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AI In Sleep Medicine

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Jan, 2024

AI In Sleep Medicine

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  Developing technologies applied to everything from virtual reality to manufacturing can now help detect sleep apnea. Artificial intelligence (AI) offers accurate diagnosis for those uncertain as to whether they have a sleep disorder. As ...

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Can Food Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea?

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Dec, 2023

Can Food Allergies Cause Sleep Apnea?

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An undiagnosed sensitivity to certain foods you enjoy during daytime meals may aggravate your sleep apnea at night. An estimated 25 million Americans experience sleep apnea. Approximately 32 million Americans also suffer from food allergies.2 ...

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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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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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