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New symptom may help ID sleep apnea in older women

The results of a new study suggest that nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting, may be an additional symptom that doctors can look for when assessing post-menopausal women for obstructive sleep apnea. That condition left untreated ...

Sep 02, 2015
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Sleep apnea devices lower blood pressure

(HealthDay)—For those suffering from sleep apnea, the disrupted sleep and reduction of oxygen getting to the brain can contribute to high blood pressure, but the two common treatments for the condition both lower blood ...

Dec 01, 2015
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Income level doesn't substantially impact CPAP use

(HealthDay)—Among patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), patient neighborhood income level is not significantly associated with purchase of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device, and the overall ...

Oct 30, 2015
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