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Sleep Apnea, CPAP Study a Wake-Up Call


Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) has long been the most widely prescribed treatment for (OSA), a life-threatening disorder that causes sufferers to repeatedly stop breathing during sleep. OSA is thought to affect more than 25 million Americans, and it is accompanied by an increased risk for heart disease, heart attacks, high blood pressure and strokes […]

Research Examines Sleep Apnea Devices, TMJ Relationship


Oral appliances are widely used to treat disruptive snoring and mild to moderate forms of (OSA), a common and life-threatening sleep disorder. As the use of these appliances, which are sometimes referred to as mandibular advancement devices, has grown in recent years so has concern about potential effects on the temporomandibular joints. These joints, one […]

Fitness Doesn’t Always Offer Solace from Sleep Apnea


Obesity is a risk factor for , although not everyone who suffers from sleep apnea is overweight. Similarly, exercise and weight loss can reduce the risk for sleep apnea and—in conjunction with treatment—limit sleep apnea’s effects, although many who suffer from sleep apnea are within their ideal weight ranges and are otherwise fit. While in […]

Mutton Props: The Role of Sheep in TMJ Research


Modern medical research is moving away from the use of animals where possible as new testing technology and methods become available, and as more people question the ethics and effectiveness of animal testing. As we strive for better approaches to research and experimentation, we should not overlook animals’ contributions to the development of medications and […]

Snoring Rate May Help Predict Sleep Apnea


Snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea, and for loved ones in the presence of a snorer the term “snoring threshold” has a figurative meaning as well as a medical one. A literal snoring threshold that gauges snoring instances could prove valuable in assessing sleep disorders. A recent study suggests home-based screening of this […]

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