Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders News

  • Getting Too Little Sleep May 'Age' the Heart Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of "excess heart age."
  • Apnea Severity Not Linked With Arterial Stiffness Conventional cardiovascular risk factors, not obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) parameters, drive elevated arterial stiffness in OSA patients, according to a new individual-patient meta-analysis.

Sleep Disorders Perspective

  • Three Common Comorbidities With Asthma   Drs Sidney Braman and Linda Rogers discuss the comorbidities of reflux, rhinitis, and sleep apnea that are associated with asthma and whether treating them has a positive impact on outcomes.
  • 'Life Behind the 8-Ball': Kids With Type 2 Diabetes   Especially in underserved areas of Mississippi, children with type 2 diabetes face an uphill battle, and clinicians have to arm them appropriately for the fight.