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Sleep Apnea May Make You Age Faster
Can untreated sleep apnea make you older? Some research suggests that it might. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common but serious condition that makes you stop breathing during the night. It can increase your risk for major health conditions, like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. New research suggests that it may also […]
Sleep Apnea Treatment May Help with Weight Loss
If you have sleep apnea, then you’ve likely been told that you need sleep apnea treatment. One common treatment is CPAP therapy, which helps keep your airways open as you sleep. However, new research suggests that CPAP therapy may also help improve weight loss for patients with sleep apnea. An estimated 60-90% of those with […]
Sleep Apnea: CPAP vs. Mouth Guards & Other Treatments
Sleep apnea is a serious disease that can increase your risk for conditions like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and depression. The gold standard for sleep apnea treatment is CPAP therapy, which increases pressure in your airways to keep them open while you sleep. This helps prevent apnea events, where you stop breathing or breathe shallowly […]
Can Sleep Apnea Lead to Tinnitus & Hearing Loss?
Sleep apnea (S.A.) increases your risk for many other serious conditions, such as heart problems, and diabetes. However, several recent studies show there may be a link between hearing loss and tinnitus. If you have sleep apnea, you may also have hearing impairment. Hearing loss and tinnitus, like sleep apnea, can affect your quality of […]