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Diabetes May Be a Real Risk for People with Sleep Apnea
There are many known factors that increase the risk of developing diabetes. New research may be adding one sleep disorder to that list.
Sleep Apnea May Snuff Out Some Sound
Sleep apnea has been linked to problems with blood flow. As healthy blood flow is crucial to many functions of the body, including the five senses, it's possible that sleep apnea could play a part in damage to our senses.
Too Little Sleep, Too Big a Waistline
Kids who don't get enough sleep might drive their parents crazy sometimes, but there could be more at stake. Kids' waistlines could suffer too.
Better Sleep for Better Survival
Sufficient sleep is essential to all aspects of a person's health. And for people not in good health, such as those living with cancer, good sleep might mean living a little longer.
Many Parents Not Following Safe Sleep Practices for Babies
One of the most frightening concerns of parents with new babies is sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS. But safe sleeping practices can reduce the risk of SIDS.
Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep?
Not getting enough sleep can have serious effects on physical and mental health. This is particularly true for teens, whose bodies and minds are still developing.
The Health Risks of Sleep Apnea
Having one health condition can often put someone at risk for another health condition. Such is the case with obstructive sleep apnea, a common but underdiagnosed sleep disorder.
Sleep Apnea Could Affect Bone Health
Sleep apnea has been linked to disease of the immune system and inflammatory diseases. But there's one part of the body possibly affected by sleep apnea that many may not even consider.
Seniors Making Informed Medication Choices
Certain sleeping pills and anxiety medication could be risky for seniors. Evidence-based education could help them to choose their medications wisely.
More TV, Less Sleep for Kids
Sleep is very important to health, especially for children who are still physically developing. Anything that might interfere with sleep, such as TV, might lead to poor long-term habits.