21Sep 2020
weight gain related to sleep apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Contributes to Weight Gain

Obstructive sleep apnea can also contribute to weight gain and obesity. Research has shown that approximately 40 percent of the people living with obesity also have obstructive sleep apnea, and 70 percent of people with obstructive sleep apnea are obese.

17Jul 2020

Avoiding It Isn't the Answer

CPAP machines work for treating sleep apnea, but many patients find them too loud and cumbersome to use. But there are alternatives to CPAP therapy. Find out more in this blog from Legends Dental.

16Jul 2020

Less Oxygen, More Cancer?

According to a new study, cancer risk increases with severity of obstructive sleep apnea.

16Jul 2020

Apnea and Accumulation

Are sleep apnea and Alzheimer's linked? Research shows that patients who stop breathing during sleep could have higher levels of an Alzheimer's disease biomarker known as tau in the area of the brain that helps with memory.