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Disrupted sleep in one's 50s, 60s raises risk of Alzheimer's disease
Dr. Young of Monmouth and Ocean County Shares Some Information about Risks of Long-Term Untreated Sleep Disorders, such as Sleep Apnea
CPAP May Boost Weight Loss for Dieting Adults
Obese adults with obstructive sleep apnea who follow a calorie-restricted diet can lose more weight if they also use a CPAP machine, according to a new study.
When Snoring Goes from Annoying to Dangerous
Most people snore occasionally, and about one in four Americans snore frequently. Snoring tends to increase with age and weight gain. And studies show that about 60 percent of adult males are habitual offenders. (Their spouses and partners know, even if they don't.) About 10 percent of children also snore most nights. Dogs snore too.
New Study Links Sleep Apnea to Memory Loss and Depression
People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have difficulty recalling details from their past and are at greater risk for depression, according to a study published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.
Why More Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight
If you want to lose weight, experts say you need to get enough sleep. Specifically, researchers have reported that women who sleep 5 hours or less per night generally weigh more than women who sleep 7 hours per night.
Age and Sleep Apnea: Does Age Affect The Prevalence of Sleep Apnea?
Previously we discussed how not all patients with sleep apnea fit the typical profile of someone suffering from the sleep disorder. The notion that mostly middle aged, overweight men are the ones likely to develop sleep apnea is a misconception that often leads to misdiagnosis in atypical patients with sleep apnea.
Sleep Deficiency Increases Risk of a Motor Vehicle Crash
Excessive sleepiness can cause cognitive impairments and put individuals at a higher risk of motor vehicle crash. However, the perception of impairment from excessive sleepiness quickly plateaus in individuals who are chronically sleep deprived, despite continued declines in performance. Individuals may thus be unaware of their degree of impairment from sleep deficiency, which raises the question of whether these individuals are at an increased risk of motor vehicle crash. A team of researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital addressed this question and their results are published in BMC Medicine.
Sleep Problems? A Dentist May Know for Sure
Have problems sleeping? You may have a little-known condition called upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), and your dentist may be the first one to diagnose it. That’s because your teeth may show evidence of grinding, and the dentist’s check of your mouth and back of throat might indicate the tongue, uvula, adenoids or other structures could be causing obstructed breathing during sleep.
People with Sleep Apnea at Increased Risk of Gout
New research reveals that people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have a higher risk of developing gout, even beyond the first years after being diagnosed with the sleep disorder. The findings are published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology.
Sleep Apnea: 8 Things That Make It Worse
IT'S ESTIMATED THAT more than 18 million adults in the U.S. have obstructive sleep apnea, according to the National Sleep Foundation, and for the majority who suffer from the most common form of sleep-disordered breathing, it goes undiagnosed. Here's what sleep doctors say can exacerbate obstructive sleep apnea or put people at risk for the nighttime breathing disorder:
Acid Reflux and Sleep Disorders: Both Can Be Hidden
During sleep, a case of reflux may actually allow stomach contents to rise as far as the back of the mouth. This is due to the (usually) horizontal position of sleeping. While upright and awake during the day, gravity can help limit the impact of reflux to the stomach and mid-chest. However, in a reclining position, gravity can no longer "push down" stomach acid. If the LES is faulty, it may easily fail at its task.
Study Shows Sleep Apnea More Is Common Than Previously Thought
New data analysis presented by ResMed this week at the American Thoracic Society's 2018 International Conference indicates that the prevalence of sleep apnea impacts more than 936 million people worldwide—nearly 10 times greater than previous estimates.
Snoring Study: Can CPAP Therapy Save Your Marriage?
Shore Dental Sleepcare encourages its patients in Monmouth and Ocean County to consider CPAP Therapy
Most marriage vows promise that a loving couple be together in sickness, in health, and through that miserable vacation in the Adirondacks – at least that is the idealist's point of view. However, some paths in life lead us down more darkened corridors.
3 Signs You Could Have Sleep Apnea
Your partner says you snore or gasp in your sleep.
When you go to bed, all of your muscles relax, including the air path at the back of your throat. If that path becomes too small or "floppy," air struggles to get through, Goldberg says. As a result, you may gasp or choke in your sleep.
Dangers of Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea Led To Tired Engineers And 2 Train Crashes
Sleep apnea led to two commuter railroad accidents within 13 weeks of one another, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. The NTSB said the sleep disorder caused engineer fatigue and that in both accidents, engineers failed to stop their trains before reaching the end of a terminating track. Dr. Young of Monmouth and Ocean County wants to keep you informed on the dangers of not properly treating sleep apnea.
Sleep Apnea in Children
Everything our Monmouth And Ocean County Clients Need to Know
Brief pauses in breathing during sleep are normal. But when breathing stops often or for longer periods, it's called sleep apnea. When someone has sleep apnea, oxygen levels in the body may fall and sleep can be disrupted. You might think that only older people have sleep apnea, but kids and teens can develop it, too. Dr. Young of Monmouth and Ocean County wants to keep you informed on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments of sleep apnea.
Why is sleep so important?
Sleep plays an important role in your health and well-being.
Sleep plays an important role in your health and well-being. During sleep, your body works to support your brain function to keep it healthy. Sleep plays a vital role in the development and growth of the children as well. Shore Dental Sleep Care provides information on how getting quality sleep can help improve your mental and physical health and how you will benefit from understanding the sleep cycle.
What Is Sleep Deprivation?
Sleeping is an essential human need. Without it, humans cannot function properly. Just like breathing, eating, drinking and relaxing, sleeping is a basic requirement of humans. It is necessary for the well-being and prosperity of individuals all through their lifetime. Sleep has two units of measurement. These are referred to as quality and quantity of sleep. In other words, these can also be called depth and duration of sleep. The important point here is that both the quality and quantity of sleep must be of a particular level in order to avoid sleep deprivation.
Chronic Sleep Deprivation Weakens The Immune System
Flu Season in Monmouth County:
Chronic Sleep Deprivation weakens the immune system – Rest up!
John Young Of Monmouth And Ocean County Informs His Patients On The Dangers of the Lack of Sleep During the Flu Season.
Lack of sleep can affect your health in different ways. Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system into action, reflecting the immediate response during exposure to stress, new study reports.
Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Caused 2 NYC Train Crashes. Could You Have Sleep Apnea, Too?
John Young Of Monmouth And Ocean County Informs His Patients On The Negative Effects Of Not Treating Sleep Apnea.
Undiagnosed sleep apnea was recently cited as a probable cause in the crash of two New York City commuter trains.
Untreated Sleep Apnea Results In Cardiovascular And Metabolic Stress
Shore Dental SleepCare provides Ocean and Monmouth County, NJ, with the highest standards in sleep apnea care.
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John Young Of Monmouth And Ocean County Explains To His Patients The Negative Effects Of Not Treating Sleep Apnea.