Sleep apnea can lead to a number of complications, ranging from daytime sleepiness to possible increased risk of death. Sleep apnea has a strong association with several diseases, particularly those related to the heart and circulation.
Daytime sleepiness is the most noticeable, and one of the most serious, complications of sleep apnea. It interferes with mental alertness and quality of life. Daytime sleepiness can also increase the risk for accident-related...Read more
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where there are abnormal stops (interruptions) in breathing or abnormally low breathing during sleep. Each... Read more »
Earlier this month, I was diagnosed with mild sleep apnea. My rheumatologist suspected the condition after I reported certain symptoms,... Read more »
In Sleep Apnea: Is RA Connected? Part One, we discussed the percentage of RA patients who are at increased risk of developing sleep... Read more »