Health News

Not Enough Oxygen May Hurt Your Heart
Not getting enough oxygen during sleep can cause problems. This is the situation for many untreated sleep apnea patients. And one of those problems could affect the heart.
Sunny Work Day for More Peace at Night
When workers can't get outdoors during the day, sitting next to a window is the next best thing. The light exposure can improve sleep quality and physical well-being.
Poor Sleep May Trigger Heart Attacks
For heart attack patients, getting post-traumatic stress disorder is fairly common. Those with PTSD are also likely to have another cardiac event, and sleep troubles may play a role.
Safe Driving When You Have Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder linked to various other health problems. It can also cause daytime sleepiness that makes driving risky.
Even a Little Weight Loss May Help
Patients who have obstructive sleep apnea are at higher risk for a range of health concerns. If the patient is obese, one way to improve symptoms of sleep apnea may be to lose weight.
College Health 101: Depression & Anxiety
College may be an emotionally exciting and challenging time for students. But if these challenges prove overwhelming, students should seek help for any mental health issues they experience.
Nature Versus Nurture in Babies' Sleep
It can be tough to pick out what influences a child's sleeping patterns. Some of it is probably genetic, and some is probably environmental. The trick is knowing which is which.
Sleep Apnea a Factor in Alzheimer’s?
More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea. The condition is more common in the elderly, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. 
Taking Care of Kids' Tonsils for Better Sleep
The long-term health risks of sleep apnea can affect almost every system in the body. Sleep apnea that is diagnosed and treated early means better health, especially for children.
Stopping Snoring May Quiet Pre-diabetes
Treating sleep apnea can help you breathe easier at night. Now, it appears that one apnea treatment also may help control pre-diabetes.