Holiday Health Risks For Sleep Apnea Sufferers

Did you know that the holiday season is the deadliest time of the year? With the added stresses of the season, more eating and drinking, more sleep deprivation, less sunlight, and less exercise, it’s no surprise. Here are three past posts that are important to read, especially if you have obstructive sleep apnea: Solutions For Your Biggest Holiday […]

Low Testosterone, Heart Attacks, and Sleep Apnea

Lower sex drive in men could increase the risk of a heart attack or even dying. A Swedish study found that men with low testosterone levels were found to have slightly higher risk of heart attacks. Even when given supplemental testosterone, the rate of heart attacks didn’t go down.  We already know that untreated obstructive sleep […]

Did Gandolfini Have Sleep Apnea?

The world was saddened to hear about James Gandolfini’s untimely death. The Soprano’s actor was found dead while traveling in Italy. An autopsy reportedly revealed that he suffered a massive heart attack. There’s also lots of speculation that he also may have had undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. We know that untreated obstructive sleep apnea can lower your […]

Heart Disease, Dementia and Sleep Apnea

Here’s an interesting study showing that the presence of heart disease may predict dementia better than cognitive tests. This finding is not surprising since we know that untreated obstructive sleep apnea can cause major injury to multiple areas of the brain. We also know that the older you get, the more likely you’ll develop sleep apnea. […]