Sudden death. It sounds terrifying because it is terrifying. But unfortunately, nobody can predict when it will occur. But a new study from Penn State University has now found that untreated sleep apnea can in fact double your risk of sudden death. While this is bad news for those with […]

A new study from the Annals of the American Thoracic Society has found some disturbing discoveries: that African Americans are at a higher risk of more and more severe sleep apnea symptoms than other races. The study examined 890 patients from the University of Cleveland Medical Center sleep laboratories who […]

Summertime is here, and before you know it, it will be the holiday season. For many of us, this year especially, this means it’s time to hit the road – it’s travel season! But before you head out on that epic summer road trip or head to the mountains for […]

When it comes to our medical care, we often must rely on others to make sure we get the best care possible. From doctors to medications and medical devices, there must be trust in place in order for treatment to be successful. Thankfully, there are organizations like the FDA to […]

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you’ve likely already discussed with your doctor the dangers of this serious medical condition. Sleep apnea can not only cause a poor night’s sleep- it can cause many other medical problems like depression, weight gain, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and even stroke. […]

With an estimated 5.8 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers are racing to find a cure for this terminal illness. While there is no one cause, however, finding a cure or preventing Alzheimer’s has proven difficult. One cause we do know about is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a […]

We already know that sleep apnea is a dangerous sleep disorder, responsible for the worsening of many conditions including diabetes, depression, heart disease, certain cancers, and more. This sleep disorder is categorized as a condition where the affected person stops and restarts breathing during the night. This causes snoring and […]

According to the CDC, an estimated 795,000 people have strokes annually. Of that 795k, 610,000 are first-time strokes, with an estimated 185,000 strokes being repeat strokes. In fact, the CDC also estimates that one in four strokes occur in people who have already had strokes in the past. Strokes occur […]

Do you feel lethargic or sleepy during the day? Do you find yourself needing frequent naps or struggling to stay awake when it’s not appropriate, but you’re not sure why? While there are a number of reasons this could be happening, one reason is a condition known as sleep apnea. […]