Sleep Apnea

The sleep problem that can kill your sex life, and lead to divorce

Sleep is arguably the most important part of your day. It not only helps to restore and maintain our immune, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems …

Sleep

Everybody is exhausted: Stress and social media are taking their toll

Marie Sullivan says that she knew something “wasn’t quite right” during a doctor visit, five years ago.<p>“I thought I might be anemic, but the results of my annual physical were fine,” the Paramus resident recalls. “All my numbers were in the normal range. The blood work turned up nothing. I said to …

Wellness

Finding Out I Had Sleep Apnea Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

Sometimes a diagnosis isn’t the end of the world. It’s the beginning of a better one.<p>I snore. Loudly and lusciously.<p>When I inhale, it is a heaving …

Sleep

The Secrets of Sleep

When I trained to be a doctor, some four decades ago, everyone neglected sleep. “On call” duty for hospital interns began at 6 <i>A</i>.<i>M</i>. and lasted twenty-four hours; I often kept on working until early evening the next day, after which I would stumble back to my apartment and fall asleep in my clothes. …

Sleep

Why You Snore – Reasons For Snoring

Snoring is a very common issue that affects many people at one time or another. In fact, it’s estimated that sixty percent of people report that …

Sleep

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with increased rotor burden in patients undergoing focal impulse and rotor modification guided atrial fibrillation ablation | EP Europace

Aims<p>To assess whether obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) was associated with increased rotor burden among atrial fibrillation (AF) patients.<p>Methods and …

Sleep Disorders

How Tired Is Too Tired?

Fibromyalgia

Remedē Implantable System FDA Approved to Treat Moderate to Severe Central Sleep Apnea

The FDA has granted <b>Respicardia</b>, a company out of Minnetonka, Minnesota, approval to introduce its Remedē implantable sleep apnea treatment system. …

Medicine

FDA Approves Sleep Apnea Implant Treatment

Sleep apnea causes pauses in breathing or shallow breaths (via Nucleus Medical Media)<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new …

Geek

FDA Approves Implant To Treat Sleep Apnea

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — People living with sleep apnea may soon no longer have to wear those big bulky masks to bed.The …

Sleep Disorders

FDA clears implant that treats severe sleep apnea

Sleep apnea (where your brain doesn't properly send breathing signals while resting) is horrible enough by itself, but the solutions to it can be scary: you may have to take medication, rely on ungainly breathing machines or opt for invasive surgery. You might have a gentler treatment going …

Sleep Disorders

How to Fall Back Asleep When Nothing Seems to Be Working | The Thirty

Exercise<p>“Not getting enough exercise during the day can cause disruptions in sleeping because your body has already been at rest,” Tishman explains. …

Sleep

The problem with prescribing sleeping pills for older patients

It seems that everyone has advice about sleep these days, and we have become immune to it. “Avoid naps, caffeine and alcohol close to bedtime. Get …

Sleep

Breathe Deeply And Buy ResMed

ResMed, I thought, was a great BUY in the $60 per share range and a good buy at $73. It still is for investors after topping an all-time high …

Business

Mayo Clinic Buys Israeli FDA-Approved Wearable Sleep Apnea Device

The Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (Mayo Clinic) has signed a purchase agreement with Israeli medical diagnostics company Itamar …

Sleep Disorders

10 health issues that could be the real reason you feel tired all the time

Between work, your social calendar, trying to exercise regularly, and just life in general, it’s not surprising that you feel tired all the time. …

Wellness

Democrats' bill requires sleep apnea testing for engineers

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers from New York and New Jersey are introducing legislation Thursday to force federal transportation officials to implement a rule to test train engineers for sleep apnea.<p>Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker announced …

News (U.S.)

Fitbit Just Took Another Step Towards Expanding Its Potential Customer Base

Fitbit was one of 9 companies that was selected as part of a pilot program to allow them to have an easier path to getting products approved by the …

Business

Bill requiring sleep apnea testing for conductors, drivers proposed by Schumer, Booker

The bill was introduced one day before the one-year anniversary of the deadly Hoboken train crash.

Sleep Disorders

LOA™ Bi-Flex CPAP Mask

HS Design<p>Overview<p>HSD Ventures is currently developing LOA™, a lightweight and innovative full-face CPAP mask and app aimed at providing simplicity, …

Sleep Disorders

Tech could deliver a good night's rest

A Winnipeg digital health technology company is positioning itself to be a leader in the tricky business of sleep disorder diagnosis. Cerebra Health …

Canadian News

Could This Be the Key to a Better Night’s Sleep?

How well you snooze at night has <i>a lot</i> to do with how you spend your days—sleep quality has been linked with everything from diet and exercise to …

Wellness

Sleep apnea affects an estimated 290,000 Sask. residents

How long you wait to get into a sleep clinic in Regina or Saskatoon to be diagnosed for sleep apnea depends in part on your occupation.<p>“If it’s a …

Canadian News

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Weight Loss

The Conductors in Two Recent Train Crashes Had This Sleep Disorder. Here’s Why It Can Be So Dangerous

Two commuter train crashes in the New York City metropolitan area are being blamed on undiagnosed sleep apnea, according to an announcement yesterday …

Sleep

NY, NJ train crash engineers had sleep disorders: NTSB

The engineers in two New York City area commuter train crashes suffered from undiagnosed sleep disorders, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday.<p>The board plans to hold a Feb. 6 meeting on the September 2016 crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, that killed one person and injured …

Business

Sleep apnea caused the New Jersey train crash that left one dead, report finds

The engineers of two commuter trains which slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year — killing one person and injuring more than 200 …

Sleep Disorders

Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashes

The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year, killing one person and injuring more than 200 others, were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative documents made public Thursday.<p>Both …

News (U.S.)

Undiagnosed sleep apnea caused 2 NYC train crashes. Could you have sleep apnea, too?

Undiagnosed sleep apnea has been recently cited as a probable cause in the crash of two New York City commuter trains.<p>The engineers, who were …

Sleep Disorders

Safety board: Undiagnosed sleep apnea involved in two train crashes

Sleep apnea was involved in two separate New York-area train crashes over the past year, which has prompted federal investigators to examine the …

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