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May 09, 2018
In a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers determined common factors for sleep apnea and pregnant women. The study, which appeared in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, not only identified risk factors but is helping researchers understand how to… Read Full Post
October 25, 2013
Rates of obesity have increased substantially in recent years, and this increase in obesity is accompanied by a rise in rates of obstructive sleep apnea. Obesity is a major risk factor for sleep apnea, and many sleep apnea sufferers are overweight.
One of the most common causes of sleep apnea is… Read Full Post
October 10, 2013
Sleep apnea is caused by the narrowing or blocking of your airway. When you go to sleep, it's normal for your throat muscles to relax a little bit, but the sleep apnea patient experiences more significant relaxation of these tissues, which blocks the airway. The cause of the airway blockage may be… Read Full Post