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SLEEPtember Speaker Series: GERD, UARS and Sleep Apnea
  • Posted by: Eugena Brooks
  • Category: News

By Eugena Brooks Researchers estimate that about 10 percent of the general population suffers from nighttime gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). However, the study shows that 62 percent of people with obstructive types of sleep apnea or breathing interruptions (that last 10 seconds or longer) during sleep also suffer from nighttime heartburn and acid reflux. SLEEPtember…

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Honoring modern sleep medicine researcher Christian Guilleminault
  • Posted by: sleepapnea.org
  • Category: News, Uncategorized

Guilleminault was also one of the first researchers to identify and classify sleep disorders and led the field in groundbreaking research when sleep was yet to be considered a medical specialty.

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