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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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SLEEP: The Best Mother’s Day Gift Ever
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Share your women’s sleep health stories at our Sleep Health Forum: how you survived mom-related sleep deprivation, what challenges you as a mom to get sleep right now, what the ages and stages of your kids’ development can do to your own sleep schedule, how pregnancy shaped your sleep, experiences with postpartum depression related to sleep loss, and any questions you have for our members.

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Stroke Awareness Month: Untreated sleep apnea and stroke
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Untreated sleep apnea and stroke are something we should all focus on during National Stroke Awareness Month.

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Research: Sleep problems impact kidney health
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News

Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders are known to challenge the various systems in the body to maintain the critical functional balance called homeostasis. The kidneys are two hard-working organs in the body which can also suffer from the long-term consequences of poor sleep. Likewise, kidney dysfunction can have an impact of sleep quality and quantity.

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