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For Those 50 and Older, Sleep Apnea Is Largely Undiagnosed

For Those 50 and Older, Sleep Apnea Is Largely Undiagnosed

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is often undiagnosed and unaddressed in adults ages 50 and over, a study led by a University of Florida College of Medicine researcher suggests. The study, published in Annals of the American Thoracic Society, reveals a need to identify strategies that could address this inequity nationally, according to lead author Christopher

Sleep Problems Make Health Issues Worse for Elderly People with Obesity

Sleep Problems Make Health Issues Worse for Elderly People with Obesity

How Poor Sleep Quality Impacts Health in Elderly Individuals with Obesity In recent years, the elderly population grappling with obesity has been on the rise, and poor sleep quality is emerging as a major concern for their health. A groundbreaking study conducted at the University of São Paulo in Brazil reveals a strong link between

Women’s Sleep Woes Could Herald Hypertension

Women’s Sleep Woes Could Herald Hypertension

Sleep Troubles May Indicate Higher Hypertension Risk for Women Intro: New research published in Hypertension underscores the link between inadequate sleep and a greater likelihood of developing high blood pressure among women. A study conducted by the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital tracked 66,122 women aged 25 to 42 for

Women’s Silent Battle with Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Women’s Silent Battle with Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Uncovering the Silent Struggle: Women and Mild Sleep Apnea In the realm of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), women often exhibit distinctive characteristics compared to their male counterparts. They typically have lower apnea-hypopnea indexes (AHI), experience fewer oxygen desaturations, and may display atypical symptoms such as fatigue and insomnia. These differences, however, put women at a