A common misconception is that sleep apnea, a condition characterized by complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep, only affects older, overweight men. This widely-held assumption is wrong.
People with high blood pressure or Type 2 diabetes should be screened for sleep apnea, according to new recommendations from
The findings, presented at a meeting of the American Thoracic Society, show that sleep apnea treatment is linked with better
The study included 20 people without diabetes, who had moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea, as well as 20 people with
Sleep apnea occurs when throat muscles relax, thereby collapsing the airways and resulting in short periods of disruptions
Often, the same lifestyle changes that ease type 2 diabetes symptoms, including diet and weight loss, can improve mild sleep
New research adds more evidence to the link between sleep problems and metabolic disorders like diabetes. "Our study shows