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Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Break the Cycle of Poor Health

Many people with sleep apnea don’t realize they have it. They also don’t realize that it’s behind many of the serious health problems they’ve been experiencing. Worse, when people have sleep apnea, it creates a cycle of poor health that can cause rapid declines in health and make it hard to get better. Fortunately,

By |September 23rd, 2015|Heart, Sleep Apnea, Weight Gain|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Break the Cycle of Poor Health

Long-Term Weight Loss Equals Long-Term Sleep Apnea Reduction

We all know that people are more likely to suffer sleep apnea if they are overweight, and that lifestyle modification can be used to help with sleep apnea treatment. However, some people are skeptical about the long-term effect of this type of treatment, especially given that many people regain lost weight. However, a [...]

By |August 16th, 2013|Sleep Apnea, Weight Gain|Comments Off on Long-Term Weight Loss Equals Long-Term Sleep Apnea Reduction

Abbreviated Sleep Tied to Hormone Changes that Promote Obesity

More than 35 percent of U.S. adults suffer from obesity and millions more hover just above the cut-off. While weight gain is typically attributed to poor lifestyle habits, a growing body of evidence suggests that partial sleep deprivation may play a major role. Influencing Hormones A study out of the Pennsylvania State University suggests that [...]

By |November 2nd, 2012|Sleep Apnea, Weight Gain|Comments Off on Abbreviated Sleep Tied to Hormone Changes that Promote Obesity

Research May Explain Link between Obesity, Diabetes and Sleep

Nowadays, numerous Americans are either diabetic, obese or both. Although poor exercise and eating habits play a big role for many people, others may be able to blame sleeping problems. Over the decades, a mountain of research has uncovered an association between insufficient sleep, diabetes and obesity. Now, a recent study may have explained the [...]

By |October 17th, 2012|Sleep Apnea, Weight Gain|Comments Off on Research May Explain Link between Obesity, Diabetes and Sleep

Losing Weight to Treat Sleep Apnea

According to many studies, overweight individuals are more likely to suffer from many different health conditions including diabetes, hypertension, and sleep apnea. They are more likely to suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) because of the excess deposits of fat that can grow within the neck and throat region. This fat can cause the [...]

By |August 5th, 2011|Sleep Apnea, Weight Gain|Comments Off on Losing Weight to Treat Sleep Apnea
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