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No More Cold and Clammy Night Sweats

Although night sweats isn’t a sleep disorder, they can still wreak havoc on your life — and sheets. There are a few culprits that could be eliminated so you sleep soundly — and dry.

By Martin Reed

Why Statins May Benefit Sleep Apnea Patients

People with sleep apnea have larger deposits of inflammatory proteins that can damage the blood vessels and lead to heart attacks.

By Devon Schuyler

Sleep-Disordered Breathing Increases AFib Risk

In older men, two sleep abnormalities may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke.

By Sherrie Negrea

Risks of Sleep Apnea for Angioplasty Patients

Have you had an angioplasty? And do you have sleep apnea? Patients with well-controlled apnea fare better than those whose symptoms go untreated, a study shows.

By Amy Norton

Examining the Connection Between Gout and Sleep Apnea

A study revealed that there may be a significant connection between sleep apnea and gout.

By Martin Reed

Why Does Sleep Apnea Cause Kidney Damage?

Researchers found that people who live with sleep apnea have a much higher risk of devloping kidney disease, but they're not sure why.

By Martin Reed

Why Sleep Apnea Is Bad for Your Heart

Sleep apnea can raise the risk of heart attack, stroke, and irregular heart rhythms, such as atrial fibrillation. Here’s what to know.

By Sue Mittenthal

How Obesity Affects Asthma and Sleep Apnea

Excess weight makes breathing difficult for people with asthma or sleep apnea. But evidence suggests that losing weight can help ease breathing problems.

By Sue Mittenthal