Tag: "apnea" at medical news
Surgery for children with sleep apnea improves quality of life
CHICAGO Children with obstructive sleep apnea
(OSA) have improvements in their quality of life a...ing who were suspected of having obstructive sleep apnea
at baseline and then were asked to return for follow-up assessment at six months and one year. In ch...
Moderate to severe sleep apnea significantly raises stroke risk, study finds
...ttime breathing problem known as obstructive sleep apnea
significantly increases the risk of suffering a st...ple found that those with moderate to severe sleep apnea
at the beginning of the study were 3 to 4 times more likely to have a stroke than a comparable group...
Breathing disorders during sleep are common among asthmatics, may help predict severe asthma
...Michigan Health System research. Symptoms of sleep apnea
and other breathing problems during sleep are comm...on asthma treatments. "The more you look for sleep apnea
in patients with asthma, the more you find it," says William F. Bria II, M.D., medical co-director o...
Severe sleep apnea may be a risk factor for liver damage
Many patients with obstructive sleep apnea
(OSA) are obese and therefore at risk of having fa...g evaluated for OSA in order to determine if sleep apnea
by itself was a risk factor for liver disease and if so, the mechanism involved. The results of the ...
Sleep therapy may protect against death from heart disease
...rapy used to treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea
(OSA) may actually have a protective effect agains...nts in the untreated group had significantly lower apnea
scores and more had undergone nasal surgery prior to diagnosis of OSA. "The association between OSA ...
Going to extremes to improve human health
...gy. His research includes a special focus on sleep apnea
which can set the stage for high blood pressure. Halliwill, who also studies factors responsible for changes in blood flow to various regions of the body, co-directs the university's Exercise and Environmental Physiology Laboratories with Chris Mi...
Snoring now, hyperactive later?
...sually predicted better by snoring and other sleep apnea
symptoms four years earlier than by those same sym... and other clues to the possible presence of sleep apnea
predict future development of inattention and hyperactivity," says Chervin, M.D., M.S., the director...
Patients have increased hospitalization rate after gastric bypass surgery
...nt, hypertension 79 percent, and obstructive sleep apnea
84 percent. Utilization of inpatient services after RYGB is not well understood. David S. Zingmond, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues assessed the impact of RYGB on use of inpatient care by examining rates of ...
CHEST 2005 abstract highlights
...ive method to diagnose and treat obstructive sleep apnea
(OSA) than the traditional method of overnight pol...chers believe this new method of testing for sleep apnea
will save patients money and be more accessible, while returning similar results as traditional test...
Restless legs syndrome linked to psychiatric conditions
...for RLS also appeared to be more at risk for sleep apnea
and insomnia and were more likely to report taking longer than 30 minutes to fall asleep, driving drowsy, and having daytime fatigue. Regarding work and social issues, adults at risk for RLS were more likely to report making errors at work, being lat...
'Silent' nighttime acid reflux symptoms can cause poor sleep and sleep apnea
...nd nighttime heartburn symptoms. Those with sleep apnea
reported much lower quality of life on a self-admi...nistered questionnaire. Those patients with sleep apnea
who also reported moderate to severe nighttime GER reported even worse quality of life. "All patie...
Sleep apnea and death association point to need to examine treatments, modify devices
... relevance of these studies to patients with sleep apnea
is discussed in an accompanying editorial by Viren...ay pressure (CPAP) for patients with central sleep apnea
and heart failure, was led by T. Douglas Bradley, M.D., of Toronto General Hospital. The other study...
Sleep apnea and risk for stroke and death
...er for Sleep Medicine found that obstructive sleep apnea
significantly increases the risk of stroke or deat...om any cause, and that the risk is linked to sleep apnea
severity. The researchers found the increased risk to be independent of other factors, including hyp...
Toddlers with sleep apnea suffer more respiratory problems while sleeping on their backs
...t Houston have discovered that toddlers with sleep apnea
experience more respiratory disturbances when they...aryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Obstructive sleep apnea
syndrome (OSAS) is a serious medical problem affecting 500,000 children every year in the United Sta...
Body position affects sleep apnea among young children
...ounger who have a sleeping disorder known as sleep apnea
show more respiratory disturbance when they sleep ...e of the JAMA/Archives journals. Obstructive sleep apnea
syndrome (OSAS) is a serious medical problem affecting an estimated half a million children per year...
Dentists report on new computerized tomography systems
...yses and management of conditions related to sleep apnea
and enlarged adenoids. Images from the CBCT technology have additional applications in other specialties of dentistry such as in placing new implants that are increasingly used in place of dentures, remedial efforts for TMJ and for reconstruction o...
Surgery can ease sleep problems for those with brain malformations
...ent of people with Chiari Malformations have sleep apnea
and problems with daytime sleepiness," said study ...ep apnea. Of those, half were a rare type of sleep apnea
called central sleep apnea. Much less common than obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea
Drug cuts sleep apnea in heart failure patients
Since sleep apnea
is associated with heart failure, patients who tak...more than 15 episodes per hour each night of sleep apnea
(breathing pauses during sleep lasting 10 seconds or more.) In heart failure, the quantity of bloo...
Can snoring ruin a marriage?
...ific sleep study to evaluate how a husband's sleep apnea
impacts the wife's quality of sleep and the couple...s Center at Rush. "Couples who struggle with sleep apnea
have a high-divorce rate. Can we save marriages by treating sleep apnea? It's a question we hope to ...
Advice to children with sleep apnea: Wear that night-time breathing device!
...ng a special mask to bed helps children with sleep apnea
breathe and sleep better, but a small, six-month s...en had improved daytime alertness at school. Sleep apnea
is marked by loud snoring and disturbed sleep caused by interrupted breathing patterns. "Despite imp...
1 2 3