Sleep Apnea: Hidden Illness For Women Can Lead to Real Dangers

Sleep Apnea: Hidden Illness For Women Can Lead to Real Dangers

ABC News’ Claire Shipman, Catherine Cole and Matthew Rosenbaum report: Cathy Rossi, 57, had never had never had trouble sleeping, but when she started experiencing mental blank outs on her morning drive to work she knew something was wrong. “I was on my way to work and I was on one interstate and next thing I knew I was on another road and I had no idea where I was,” she said. After a barrage of medical tests Rossi was…

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THE FIRST YEAR: How To Silence Your Snoring Husband

THE FIRST YEAR: How To Silence Your Snoring Husband

Now that you’ve unpacked those honeymoon bags, climbing into your brand new marital bed can reveal some discomfiting truths about your partner’s sleeping habits: Ahem, that chainsaw next to you? Even if you lived together before tying the knot and knew he wasn’t exactly a silent sleeper, the permanency of marriage may be making the prospect of tackling his snoring seem insurmountable. If Breathe Right strips or nasal sprays (or, you know, sharp jabs to the ribs) aren’t doing the…

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Is Your Husband’s Snoring Increasing His Chance Of A Car Wreck?

Is Your Husband’s Snoring Increasing His Chance Of A Car Wreck?

That snoring from your spouse may not just be annoying: Sleep apnea, a nighttime breathing disorder often indicated by snoring, is a growing epidemic that has proven to increase fatal accidents two-fold. Recent AAA Foundation research on drowsy driving found that two out of every five drivers admit to having fallen asleep at the wheel at some point, with one in 10 claiming to have done so in the past year. And undiagnosed sleep apnea is one of the biggest…

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The dentist and Sleep medicine

The dentist and Sleep medicine

In recent years, specially educated dentists have taken on a greater role in the recognition and management of obstructive sleep apnea, a disease in which the patient stops breathing many times throughout the night. Snoring Isn’t Sexy is pleased to announce that its members, all of whom have had special training in sleep medicine, are now available to journalists investigating treatment possibilities of sleep apnea that affects 20,000,000 – 40,000,000 people in the United States. While snoring is the most…

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The secret of snoring

The secret of snoring

Are you disrupting your partner’s sleep with your loud and regular snoring? Do you choke while you sleep or do you fall asleep on your office table even if you had a sound sleep the previous night? If yes, then its time to consult a pulmonologist as it indicates that you could be a patients of sleep apnea and may need immediate medical attention. Sleep apnea, are breathing obstruction that cause the sleeper to wake up multiple times to breath…

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III InternationalCongress of Sleep Apnea in Odontology

III InternationalCongress of Sleep Apnea in Odontology

III InternationalCongress of Sleep Apnea in Odontology brings together the presidents of the european societies of sleep medicine. If we were to draw a standard profile of a patient with SAHS, we would describe a man of middle age, between 40 and 65 years, habitual snorer (with a long clinical history of snoring that usually began in his childhood), overweight, hypertensive, and who suffers from excessive daytime sleepiness. Usually the apnea patient is an obese male person, although this characteristic…

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Sleep Awareness Fair Offers Solutions for Sleep Disorders

Sleep Awareness Fair Offers Solutions for Sleep Disorders

(Springfield, MO) — About 40 million Americans suffer with some type of sleep disorder. St. John’s hospital made an effort to help people learn the symptoms and the solutions on Friday. It held a Sleep Awareness Fair, which highlighted treatments, like breathing machines, natural remedies, even information about dental devices. Experts say people adapt to lack of sleep or poor quality sleep, and have no idea how much better their lives can be if they find out what their problem…

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I. NATIONAL PORTUGUESE CONGRESS ON SLEEP APNEA.

I. NATIONAL PORTUGUESE CONGRESS ON SLEEP APNEA.

Orthoapnea, one of the leading experts in the field of sleep medicine, attended the First Edition of the Portuguese National Congress on Sleep Apnea in Odontology 2011, held on 17 September in Lisbon, Portugal. Orthoapnea presented all innovations and news about the Orthoapnea mandibular advancement device, developed specifically to solve the problems of obstructive sleep apnea, snoring, nocturnal bruxism or TMJ disorders. Orthoapnea participated actively in the conference as exhibitor of the commercial houses and assisted in teaching a workshop…

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Bulgaria: screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers

Bulgaria: screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers

Dr Slavcho Slavchev, chairperson of the Sleep and Health Foundation, proposes introduction of screening examination for sleep apnea for the professional drivers. In an interview with FOCUS News Agency Dr Slavchev said that the studies show that this disorder increases the risk of road accidents ten times. The world now pays better attention to this problem, Slavchev commented. In Bulgaria the sleep apnea has also listed in the regulation as a risk in the driving licence issuance, especially when it…

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How to survive a snore

How to survive a snore

Bedtime can be a real nightmare if your other half keeps you awake Snoring might seem a trivial problem to those who haven’t had to put up with it, but it is a serious issue if you have. Doctor Raymond H Hamden, a Dubai-based clinical and forensic psychologist, said: “Snoring contributes to poor sleep and takes away from necessary uninterrupted rest for the snorer and for the person sleeping near them. “A study found that 23 per cent of couples…

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