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Stroke Cancer And Death More Likely In Those With Severe

Stroke, Cancer And Death More Likely In Those With Severe Sleep Apnea

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has released a 20 year follow-up study of sleep apnea which reveals that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated...

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2014-04-15 23:01:07

Dental Sleep Medicine education, instrumentation, and in-office training company, Sleep Group Solutions, help to raise awareness of Sleep Apnea Awareness Day by offering discounted sleep courses and specials on oral appliances from Respire Medical. Happy Sleep Apnea Awareness Day! Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 April 18th is an important date in the history of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. On this day in 1981, Colin Sullivan published the results of a small study (five...

2014-04-14 23:09:19

Sleep Restfully, Inc., a sleep therapy and oxygen therapy equipment & supplies company based in Houston, Texas announced today that it will be moving its corporate office and warehouse to 3100 Weslayan Street, Suite 373, Houston, Texas 77027. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Sleep Restfully, Inc., a sleep therapy and oxygen therapy equipment & supplies company based in Houston, Texas announced today that it will be moving its corporate office and warehouse to 3100 Weslayan...

2014-04-09 08:29:40

LOS ANGELES, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles sleep apnea dentist, Dr. Bijan Afar, offers oral appliances such as snore guards to treat sleep apnea. An estimated 20 percent of American adults has some degree of obstructive sleep apnea. Men tend to be more prone to sleep apnea than women, and the condition becomes more common with age. While snoring and daytime fatigue can be frustrating symptoms of sleep apnea, the condition is also associated with more serious health...

2014-04-08 23:02:21

Dental Continuing Education Company, Sleep Group Solutions teaches Dentists how to identify, and provide treatment for snoring and sleep apnea. Upcoming lectures include Phoenix, Miami and Boston. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Sleep Group Solutions, the nationwide leader in dental continuing education, continues to push awareness for Dentists and Hygienists on implementing a protocol for Sleep Disorders Dentistry after results of the New York train engineer’s sleep study...

2014-04-06 23:01:47

Dr. Michael Aiello is a Clinton Township dentist who now offers patients effective treatments for sleep apnea designed to provide a new opportunity to reclaim their productivity and energy while acting as a cure for snoring. Snoring is one of the most common signs of serious sleep apnea which is a disease that, if not properly treated, can increase a person’s risk of many health conditions including heart failure or stroke making the need for effective treatment highly important. Clinton...

2014-04-04 23:32:40

Goal to Lower 80% Incidence of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Dublin, GA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America (SATCOA) recently expanded to include urgent care centers in partnership with Hillcrest Urgent Care. The company’s goal and mission is to assist in lowering the 80 percent incidence of undiagnosed and untreated individuals suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition is defined by pauses in breathing that can last a few seconds to minutes, and...

2014-04-01 23:33:06

Millions of Americans may not know they have sleep apnea, a condition where a person stops breathing while sleeping. An individual suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, the most common type of sleep apnea, may stop breathing as often as 30 times or more an hour. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 This infographic explains the condition of sleep apnea, its serious consequences and implications, and its destructive effect on children. As shown on the infographic, the symptoms of sleep...

2014-04-01 23:00:41

After perpetually seeing a need to educate more people who suffer from the symptoms of TMJ and sleep apnea, but remain undiagnosed as well as other doctors, Dr. Richard Klein decided to take to the radio to spread his message and answer questions live on air that anyone has about the two disorders. It is especially important because the symptoms of both TMJ and sleep apnea can mimic the symptoms of many other disorders, which can lead to a long wait time until patients get to proper care....

2014-04-01 15:07:51

Clinical investigators at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) have developed a new screening tool to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in children. Their findings are published in Pediatric Pulmonology. Evidence suggests that adults with a large neck circumference are more likely to develop obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), especially males. As neck circumference varies by age and sex, there have been no reference ranges to diagnose pediatric OSA up until now. The new...

2014-03-31 23:34:04

David Gergen, Andre Collins and Dr. Archie Roberts continue to lead the way for improving overall health of former NFL players nationwide via HOPE Program screenings. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 With concussions of former NFL players in constant headlines, overall health has been put aside by the majority. David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA), Andre Collins, Executive Director of the Professional Athletes Foundation at the NFLPA, and Dr. Archie Roberts,...