While treatable, this sleep disorder can be dangerous due to the fact that your breathing repeatedly starts and stops throughout the night. Know your options for treatment and prevention for sleep apnea.
Women with sleep apnea are at higher risk for heart problems related to the sleep disorder than men with sleep apnea. Snoring is a common sign of OSA.
Solriamfetol was initially developed as an antidepressant, but after patients saw an increase in wakefulness they thought, wait a second, would this help with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy? And they were right.
Obstructive sleep apnea, characterized by snoring, pauses in breathing during sleep, daytime sleepiness, etc. is strongly associated with high cholesterol.
A recent study on treatment involves a rather controversial medicinal agent: Dronabinol.
Psoriasis and sleep apnea share a common link — inflammation. Does this mean these two conditions are connected?
Based on what is already known about sleep disorders and how they complicate heart disease, little effort has been made to aggressively identify and then treat these sleep disorders.
Martin is the owner of Insomnia Coach and is passionate about sleep. He has been writing for HealthCentral since 2014.