Sleep Apnea News Channel

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

About 18 million people in the United States suffer from a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. One treatment option is gaining popularity. He’s always busy with something. Football, baseball, nonstop fighting, playing, refereeing. Almost two years ago, Chris was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea. Symptoms can include snoring, fatigue and gasping for air during sleep. […]

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Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and C-pap Treatment

Snoring can be pain for those who have to listen to it and the person snoring can face a lot of teasing. Problems tied into a certain type of snoring are no joke. In fact they can be life threatening. For years, Stephen Allen’s wife complained about his snoring. I would find myself gasping for […]

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Body Mass Index – Neck Circumference

A simple, straight- forward measurement could be better at determining the body mass index. The BMI measures weight relative to height. But it doesn’t accurately calculate body fat. Doctors say it often deems athletes or muscular people to be obese, and underestimates body fat in older people. A study in the journal pediatrics suggests neck […]

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CPAP Sleep Apnea Treatment

For the last two years Stephen Hood hasn’t had any trouble falling asleep. His sleep disorder made it hard for him to stay awake. I would go to sleep any time i layed down. Taking two or three naps per day. Stephen wouldn’t just fall asleep laying down. It would happen during everyday activities. I […]

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Sleep Apnea Raises Risk of Stroke

A common sleep disorder could raise your risk of a stroke. A new study linked sleep apnea to the potentially deadly condition. Researchers found, it more than doubles the risk in men, while also raising the risk in women. Obstructive sleep apnea happens when the upper airway is narrowed, or blocked. This disrupts breathing during […]

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Sleep Apnea In Kids

Getting a good nights sleep helps you function better the next day. But for kids with restless sleep there could be more significant health issues. Diagnosing and treating sleep problems in kids is tonight’s about your health. Kids snoring issues if your child has disruptive sleep patterns meaning they toss and turn or wake up […]

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LAP Band Surgery for Weight Loss

Transcript: It is the latest weight loss technology. A few doctors are offering an obese obesity cure that promises less pain and faster recovery. A charlotte couple thrilled with the results. There are risks. There is little evidence of its long-term success. We go inside the operating room at CMC Mercy to see the future […]

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Sleep Apnea in Kids

Transcript: According to a survey by the national sleep foundation, 90 percent of parents think their child is getting enough sleep, but 60- percent of high schoolers report extreme daytime sleepiness. More than 25-percent admit to falling asleep in class at least once a week. As Casey Taylor reports, some hidden problems may be keeping […]

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Sleep Apnea – Dental Device

Transcript: People may laugh about it but snoring can be a serious problem. It can disrupt your sleep and that of your spouse. And if you have sleep apnea and stop breathing during the night you have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems. Details on a new device to fix the problem. It’s a special […]

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Sleep Disorders and Sleep Apnea

Transcript: Snoring may keep you from getting a good night’s sleep. But in tonight’s health and fitness report we’ll show you how a trip to the dentist could have you ‘sleeping like a baby’. Chris, if you suffer’ from daytime drowsiness’ and slight ‘memory loss’ you could be among the millions of Americans who suffer […]

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