obstructive sleep apnea

How to Stop Snoring

How to Stop Snoring

photo† MIA Studio †Shutterstock† Snoring can bother your bed partner, and can sometimes be a red flag for health conditions (notably, obstructive sleep apnea). But sometimes you’ve got a snoring habit that is harmless and still drives your partner nuts. Here are some of the ways you can become a quieter sleeper. Change your sleeping …

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Growing Up in Unsafe Neighborhoods Tied to Poor Sleep in Adults

Growing Up in Unsafe Neighborhoods Tied to Poor Sleep in Adults

Growing up in neighborhoods perceived as unsafe is linked to disordered sleep in adulthood, in new findings that suggest improving neighborhood safety can have long-term benefits on sleep quality. “Our study expands upon previous findings by demonstrating a possible link between neighborhood environments in childhood and sleep health during adulthood,” lead author Symielle Gaston, PhD, …

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea?  Treatments, Symptoms, and More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Treatments, Symptoms, and More

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when the airways completely collapse and you have periods of no breathing. It may also occur when airways partially collapse, and you have shallow breathing. This condition causes disrupted sleep and may lead to health complications. With OSA, air does not flow properly to the lungs. It usually occurs due …

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