comorbidity

comorbidity
CPAP My Frienemy: Developing a Good Relationship with Your Therapy
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

Using a CPAP device may be frustrating to some as they get used to it, but it’s important that you stick with it. The treatment is essential to avoiding complications of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), such as heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes and also excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).

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Did you know… about shift work disorder and cancer?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

This entry in our “What about…?” comorbid conditions series discusses how shift work disorder has a defining influence on the development and progression of cancer. In order to understand how poor sleep influences shift work disorder and cancer, first you need to understand what sleep does for us at the cellular level, and how shift work leads to circadian disruption.

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Your weight matters: obesity and sleep apnea
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

While weight loss may not “cure” other health conditions like sleep apnea, healthy weight loss and management can lead to better sleep, ease of mobility, higher energy levels, a more positive mood, and less pain and discomfort.

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Did you know… about sleep & pulmonary hypertension?
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

This entry in our “What about…?” comorbid conditions series discusses how sleep health has a defining influence on the development and progression of pulmonary hypertension (PH). In order to understand how sleep health influences PH, first you need to understand just what PH is.

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