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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked With Alzheimer’s Marker

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans are left drowsy each day by sleep apnea, and new research suggests it might also raise their odds for Alzheimer’s disease. It isn’t clear, however, if sleep apnea causes the buildup of “tau” protein tangles in …

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Skipping CPAP May Mean Return to the Hospital for Apnea Patients

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If people with sleep apnea who’ve been hospitalized for any reason don’t use their breathing treatments when they return home, they’re much more likely to end up back in the hospital. They were 3.5 times more likely to be …

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Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Medicines commonly used to control asthma may increase the risk of a potentially serious sleep problem in some people, a small, early study suggests. “Inhaled corticosteroids may predispose to sleep apnea in some asthma patients,” said study author Dr. …

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A Little Weight Loss May Ease Sleep Apnea

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A small amount of weight loss might help combat sleep apnea, a new study suggests. Finnish researchers said losing as little as 5 percent of body weight seems to lead to significant improvement in the condition — in which …

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Sleep Apnea Patients Who Are Drowsy During the Day at Risk for Heart Woes

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People who suffer from sleep apnea and are very tired during the day may be more likely to develop heart disease, a new study finds. Researchers classified people with sleep apnea into four groups based on their symptoms, including those with disturbed sleep, …

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