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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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A new study links sleep disorders and sexual impotency.  Specifically, the study examined the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
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Obstructive sleep apnea is a common and serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops for 10 seconds or more during sleep. The disorder...
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In addition to obesity, other anatomical features associated with obstructive sleep apnea -- many of them hereditary -- include a narrow throat...
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In middle-aged adults, the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea is estimated to be 4%-9%, although the condition is often undiagnosed and untreated...
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Increasing evidence suggests that obstructive sleep apnea is strongly associated with conditions such as high blood pressure (hypertension), stroke...
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For people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a CPAP machine can be a life-changing device.  I’ve written about the importance of regularly...
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Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea begin with disrupted sleep. Daytime sleepiness, fatigue, frequent naps, headaches, irritability, insomnia, and...
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In obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), apneas have four components. First, the airway collapses or becomes obstructed. Second, an effort is made to...
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When a person with obstructive sleep apnea considers all the options for treatment, he or she may be tempted to not choose any of them. The masks and...
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There are many surgical options to treat obstructive sleep apnea. The type of surgery that is chosen is dependent on an individual's specific anatomy...
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If you have mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea and can't tolerate or haven't been helped by CPAP, oral appliances may be an effective treatment...
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Obstructive sleep apnea can lead to symptoms such as loud snoring, fatigue, feeling excessively tired during the day and frontal headaches in the...
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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common kind of sleep apnea. It is caused by a blockage of the upper airway, causing the body to struggle to...
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Many treatments help snorers and those with obstructive sleep apnea. Snoring has been linked to being both overweight and being out of shape, so...
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Obstructive sleep apnea -- also called obstructive sleep apnea syndrome -- occurs when there are repeated episodes of complete or partial blockage of...
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