obstructive sleep apnea

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You may already know that sleep apnea can cause an increased risk of chronic illness, high blood pressure and even some forms of cancer. But can sleep apnea affect how you age? Researchers at the Department of Child Health at the University of Missouri School of Medicine say yes, because…

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Miss a night of sleep and you’ll probably feel it the next day. No big deal if it happens once in awhile, right? But what about waking up every morning feeling like you didn’t sleep at all? This exact situation happens every day to individuals who are living with obstructive…

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Healthy women in their postmenopausal years are 50 percent more likely to develop obstructive sleep apnea than their premenopausal or perimenopausal counterparts, according to new findings published in the journal Menopause. Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes repeated interruptions in breathing during sleep. Individuals living with mild…