Health Tip: If You Have Sleep Apnea

-- Sleep apnea -- when you stop breathing for short periods during sleep -- can leave you tired and feeling run down while you're awake. So what should you do? The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute recommends: Visiting your doctor regularly...
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Authors: Wolf J, Narkiewicz K Abstract INTRODUCTION: Highly prevalent sleep disordered breathing (SDB) has been recognized as an independent cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor. Although these two entities often coexist, there is a shortage of sufficiently-powered studies testing the interplay between the course of sleep apnea and CVD pharmacotherapy. The mutual relationship between treated/untreated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with ongoing cardiovascular pharmacotherapies is an evident gap in clinical expertise. Areas covered: In this article, the authors review the available evidence and outline future res...
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ConclusionsThe findings of this pilot study suggest that increased lipid peroxidation is associated with insulin resistance and hypertension in obese children and adolescents, while OSA has most likely minor influence.
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 -- Successful continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) use for obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with improved sexual quality of life (QOL), according to a study published online May 24 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head...
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Journal of Sleep Research, EarlyView.
Source: Journal of Sleep Research - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
(1) To examine relationships between socioeconomic status (SES) and successful treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with adenotonsillectomy (T&A)(2) To explore sociodemographic factors and medical comorbidities that separate OSA and refractory OSA populations in children
Source: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
Association between obstructive sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Published online: 25 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41443-018-0017-7Association between obstructive sleep apnea and erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Source: International Journal of Impotence Research - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Identify skeletal differences that are treated with orthognathic surgery; describe the goals of orthognathic surgery; and understand modern virtual surgical planning of orthognathic movement of the mandible, maxilla, and chin. 2. Appreciate the surgical principles of maxilla- versus mandible-first surgery, and orthognathic surgery before orthodontic correction; and understand when an osseous genioplasty may be beneficial, and the potency of this bony movement. 3. Appreciate the utility of fat grafting as an adjunct to orthognathic bon...
Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: CME Source Type: research
A new study by the University of Washington the device treated the condition in men and women, but also boosted sexual performance in women.
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A new study by the University of Washington the device treated the condition in men and women, but also boosted sexual performance in women.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Regular use of a continuous positive airway pressure or CPAP machine could improve the sex lives of people with obstructive sleep apnea -- especially women, a new study says.
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