sleep apnea and death

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Independently Associated with an Increased Risk of Stroke, Cancer and Death

American Academy of Sleep Medicine Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DARIEN, IL – A new study shows that moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with an increased risk of stroke, cancer and death. Results of the 20-year follow-up study show that people with moderate to severe obstructive sleep …

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Interrupted nighttime breathing of sleep apnea appears to increase the risk of dying

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) — The interrupted nighttime breathing of sleep apnea appears to increase the risk of dying, Australian researchers report. Earlier studies have linked sleep apnea to increased risk for death. However, these studies were done in sleep centers rather than in the general community. This new …

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Researchers Link Stroke, Sleep Apnea and Death

News Stories Researchers Link Stroke, Sleep Apnea and Death Obstructive sleep apnea decreases blood flow to the brain, elevates blood pressure within the brain and eventually harms the brain’s ability to modulate these changes and prevent damage to itself, according to a new study published by The American Physiological Society. The findings may help explain …

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