Posts Tagged ‘ CPAP ’

Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Those With Heart Rhythm Disorder

Researchers are recommending that anyone suffering from atrial fibrillation should also be screened for sleep disorders. Atrial fibrillation is an irregular or rapid heart beat. Many people who suffer from atrial fibrillation also suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Researchers from New York University Langone Medical Center conducted seven studies to determine how CPAP machines affect people… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 21 2015

Sleep Apnea in Children

The dangerous condition known as sleep apnea most often affects adults, particularly overweight men. But mounting evidence indicates that an increasing number of children also suffer from this potentially life-threatening sleep disorder. Common Forms of Sleep Apnea Because the most common forms of sleep apnea—obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea —are associated with severe… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 25 2015