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Half of pregnant women who have hypertension and snore unknowingly have a sleep disorder

From sciencedaily.com

A substantial proportion of hypertensive pregnant women have obstructive sleep apnea, and many may not be aware. We know that habitual snoring is linked with poor pregnancy outcomes for both mother and child, including increased risk of C-sections and smaller babies," says the lead author.

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about 4 years
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Successful Titration Key to CPAP Acceptance

From advanceweb.com

Equipment Review: Successful Titration Key to CPAP Acceptance
A sleep technologist performing positive airway pressure titration is much like a painter trying to mix just the right hue of blue for a night sky. They both must find a perfect balance to achieve the maximum effect.

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over 4 years

Difference Between cpap and bipap

From differencebetween.com

cpap vs bipap Sleep apnea machines are prescribed for sleeping disorders. There are two types of machines, a CPAP and BiPAP machines. By keeping airways open, those who have sleep apnea can sleep without the dangers of not breathing. Ventilatory support can be provided to those patients that have sleep…

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over 4 years

Why not measure the quality, quantity of sleep? New device an at-home solution

From sciencedaily.com

A new measuring system is enabling sleep monitoring in your own bed. A sensor is placed under the bed sheets, measuring e.g. heart rate, breathing, sleep quality and sleep length. The sleep data is presented to the user in a mobile app or online. This is the topic of a…

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over 4 years
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New Study Links Sleep Apnea With Cancer, Stroke Risks

From huffingtonpost.com

Posted: Print Article People with obstructive sleep apnea — a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep — may face a higher risk of developing and/or dying from stroke and cancer, according to a new study.

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over 4 years

CPAP superior to supplemental oxygen for blood pressure reduction in obstructive sleep apnea

From sciencedaily.com

Continuous positive airway pressure, the most widely prescribed therapy for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, resulted in significantly lower blood pressure compared to either nocturnal supplemental oxygen or an educational control treatment, according to a new study. Obstructive sleep apnea is characterized by repeated breathing pauses during sleep due to…

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over 4 years
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5 Tips for Cleaning and Caring for Your CPAP Equipment

From valleysleepcenter.com

Cleaning and maintaining your CPAP equipment is a very important part of treating your sleep apnea. You should have been taught how to clean and maintain your equipment when it was first delivered to you, but many people find that they could use a refresher.

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over 4 years
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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

From usnews.com

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests. Sleep apnea causes repeated, brief interruptions in breathing during sleep.

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over 4 years

For Sleep Apnea Patients, a Possible Alternative to Masks

From nytimes.com

The standard treatment for people with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is a mask worn at night that helps them breathe without interruption. The mask is unwieldy and uncomfortable, however; one study found that46 percent to 83 percent of patients with obstructive sleep apnea do not wear it diligently.

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over 4 years
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Can you lose weight while sleeping?

From cnn.com

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over 4 years
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