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Sleep Apnea

How Sleep Apnea Can Interfere with Your New Year’s Resolutions

If you’re like most Americans around this time of year, you’ve made one or more New Year’s resolutions to help you become a better person in the coming year.  However, for many common resolutions, {{{{link id='51389' text='sleep apnea' esc_html='false'}}}} makes keeping them harder. If you have sleep apnea symptoms, you should consider talking to [...]

When to Talk to a Dentist about Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially deadly condition. It can contribute to serious health and accident risks. Because of these numerous risks, studies show that people with untreated sleep apnea are about 4-6 times more likely to die from any cause than people without sleep apnea. With that level of risk, it’s [...]

Is Sleep Apnea Increasing your Risk of a Stroke?

Nearly 1 of every 20 deaths are caused by strokes. In addition, a stroke happens every 40 seconds in the United States. With strokes contributing to such a higher number of deaths, it’s important to do what you can to decrease your risk of stroke. Fortunately, by knowing the risk factors of stroke, you [...]

Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours Increases Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Although new cases of diabetes have decreased in the past decade, it’s still incredibly common. Currently, nearly 1 in 10, or 34 million Americans have diabetes. 90 to 95% of these cases are type 2 diabetes and 1 in 3, or 88 Americans have pre-diabetes. A number of factors can contribute to type 2 [...]

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