Archive for the ‘ Sleep Apnea ’ Category
Is SLEEP a secret ingredient in reaching heart healthy weight goals?
As a group, people who struggle with maintaining a healthy weight experience some of the same struggles and challenges. Whether it is acknowledged or it goes unrecognized, one of those challenges can be airway-related and not being able to achieve the quality of sleep the body requires. The inability to do so can set off […]
Why Do We Need Sleep?
New Research Development We have always known that attaining quality sleep is an important aspect of our lives and is critical to being able to properly function the next day. However, the science behind why we sleep is not as clearly understood. Researchers believe they may have found new information behind why we sleep. The […]
8 Factors That Increase the Risk of Sleep Apnea
Every day we gain new information indicating the aftereffect of untreated sleep apnea. The list ranges from diabetes and heart issues to the connection with cancer and even behavioral issues in children. This ongoing stream of data and research has provoked us to find a list of factors that increase the risk of sleep apnea, […]
Obesity Crisis May Be Fueling Big Jump in Sleep Apnea Cases
The widening American waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, potentially robbing millions of people of a good night’s rest, a new study suggests. Study author Paul Peppard believes the findings show a big spike in sleep apnea cases over the past two decades — as much as 55 percent — and may […]
Through our involvement with sleep apnea public awareness discussions, we’ve met various sleep apnea sufferers. After communicating the sleep health information, we have found that individual responses can be quite different. Some people appreciate and embrace the information. Others are overtaken by fear. The panic-stricken group typically quickly identifies with many of the symptoms, such […]
Through the Eyes of a Child
Question: What do sleep disorders, craniofacial pain, child growth and development, chronic inflammation, academic and work performance, snoring, high blood pressure, Type II diabetes, and cardiovascular disease all have in common? Answer: An AIRWAY Problem! What if we could address a potential problem early in life rather than spend years and resources treating a much […]
Hagerstown study looks at link between sleep disruption, glucose metabolism
February 04, 2013|By Crystal Schelle Doctors and researchers at George W. Comstock Center for Public Health Research and Prevention in Hagerstown as well as Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore are seeing if glucose metabolism might be affected by the disruption of sleep that sleep apnea causes. Their work is part of the SOMNOS […]
Happily Ever After – Can a Snoring Spouse Impact a Marriage?
According to a current medical study being conducted in Chicago, in some relationships, the honeymoon stage can be over before it even begins. The aftermath of second hand snoring can bring a whole new perspective to the vow “until death do us part.” Just ask any wife who’s ready to rip out the throat of […]
Apnea Steals Sleep From the Restless
Summarized from an article by Stephanie M. Hill The dream had been the same for as long as he could remember. Bryan Lapuyade would swallow something and choke. He’d awaken with a start, but the sensation remained – he could barely breathe. When the time came to go to work, Lapuyade would get out of bed, […]
Living in a fog – When you’re living in a fog, it’s are to feel thankful
Most people can differentiate between sunny, rainy or foggy days. However for almost 15% of adult Americans who live with untreated sleep apnea, the days can start to blend into one and another and all seem foggy. Each day is a struggle — with energy, focus, stamina, health, memory, relationships, work, nutrition, fitness, and so […]