Category: Sleep Apnea

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep Apnea (i.e. I’m screwed)

    There is a new, alarming (to me) study that suggests a link between Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea: The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Task Force on Epidemiology and Prevention has warned that recent research demonstrates that type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are closely related… The study is quick to point out […]

  • Holy crap! Sleep Apena causes brain damage!

    Now, I don’t know why this surprises me as much as it does. After all, sleep apnea leads to a whole lot of medical issues. Heart problems, lung problems, high blood pressure…. sleep apnea is Bad Stuff. But I am totally and completely freaked out to find out that sleep apnea can lead to brain […]

  • More bad news about sleep apnea

    There’s no surprise here, but SLEEP has published another study linking obstructive sleep apnea with cardiovascular disease (via medicalnewstoday.com): “There is abundant physiologic evidence implicating OSA in perpetuating, if not inticing, heart failure. In addition to their association with systemic hypertension, OSA-related stressors, including hypoxemia, increased sympathetic drive, acute surges in blood pressure, and mechanical […]