Sewing a Tennis Ball Into Your PJs Can Stop Snoring, Sleep Expert Says

Speaking to This Morning, the expert brought up the fact that an increasing number of people have been snoring over lockdown, which could partly be due to them spending more time at their desks and less time exercising. Karl Rollison, an internationally-renowned Harley Street therapist and author of Sleep Ninja explains: “When we sleep on […]

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Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss

Breathing difficulties at night are obviously not a recipe for restful sleep or alertness the next day. But it turns out that sleep apnea is responsible for more than just sleep difficulties. It has been associated with: Of these issues, hearing loss may be the most surprising. Some theories suggest that the inflammation and circulatory […]

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Health Experts Say Sleep Apnea Could Increase COVID-19 Risks

The Chattahoochee Sleep Center said sleep apnea essentially causes breaks in berating or apneas while a person is asleep. If someone has an undiagnosed case of sleep apnea and tests positive for the virus, the risk could increase, according to research published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. This could also […]

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Diabetes and Sleep Apnea: Understanding the Connection

Scientists have honed in on factors that increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. It is clear that being overweight is a risk factor for diabetes.  There is also a strong correlation to another serious medical condition, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). With increased body weight, the risk of both conditions increases because of visceral fat […]

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How Snoring Could Be Affecting Your Workouts

Pretty much everyone snores occasionally, and it’s not always a problem. On any given night, if you have a stuffy nose, drank alcohol before bed or took sleep medication, you’re more likely to snore, according to Dr. Stephanie Wappel, a sleep and pulmonary medicine physician. These isolated instances of snoring aren’t likely to harm your health, […]

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I Tried 6 Popular Anti-Snoring Devices. Here’s How They Did.

A few years ago, I was diagnosed with nasal polyps, and I regularly snored like a wild boar. I’ve had the polyps removed, but the snoring continues. I’m not alone: According to a chapter on snoring in Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine (Fifth Edition), “about 40% of the adult population” snores. Janet Hilbert, MD, […]

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Best Full Face CPAP Mask – Buying Guide and Tips

Best Full Face CPAP Mask If you suffer from sleep apnea, you’ve probably already heard all about CPAP masks. What you might not know is that they come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles. The right mask for you depends on your comfort level, your preferred features, and your CPAP machine.   In fact, […]

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Study Explores Sleep Apnea, Autoimmune Disease Link

New research by University of Georgia scientists sheds light on why people with obstructive sleep apnea may have associated autoimmune disorders. The results could lead to better approaches to treatment and possibly new drug therapies. The study, led by Bradley Phillips, builds on previous research showing that obstructive sleep apnea increases the risk for autoimmune […]

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Experts Weigh in on the Top Wedge Pillows to Alleviate Acid Reflux, Back Pain, Sleep Apnea, and Snoring

What makes a good wedge pillow? Sleep is often regarded as one of the most important things we as humans partake in. A full, 7-8 hour slumber is enough to completely reinvigorate your senses, increase and strengthen immunity, and also helps improve focus and supports a healthy heart. There’s no replacement for it and it […]

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CPAP for Sleep Apnea Tied to Lower Glucose Levels in Diabetes

Most people with diabetes are familiar with several factors that can raise their blood glucose levels — including high-carbohydrate meals, inadequate physical activity, and not taking insulin or other medications as prescribed or directed. In some people, psychological or physical stress can also raise blood glucose levels. Ongoing research is also identifying other health conditions […]

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Watch: Dr. Robert Sonnenburg Discusses Snoring and Sleep Disorders

Watch: Dr. Robert Sonnenburg discusses snoring and sleep disorders Tuesday, February 9, 2021 By: Alysha Schertz Snoring can sometimes be an indicator of a more serious sleep disorder. Dr. Robert Sonnenburg, otolaryngologist with BayCare Clinic Ear, Nose & Throat, recently participated in a Facebook LIVE question and answer session where he discussed snoring, sleep disorders […]

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Link Between Sleep Apnea and Increased Risk of Dementia

Summary: Severe obstructive sleep apnea is linked to an increase of the amyloid beta protein, resulting in a greater risk of sufferers developing dementia. Source: Monash University A new study by Monash University has found that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been linked to an increased risk of dementia. The study, published in the Journal of […]

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