Tag: <span>Sleep Apnea Test</span>

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How to Test for Sleep Apnea During COVID-19

Right now, and probably for the next year at least, we want to avoid hospital admissions if the tests we require can be done at home. While doctors diagnose and manage COVID-19 that doesn’t mean that you must not look after your general health, particularly if you suffer from diabetes or insulin resistance or any type of cardiovascular disease.

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What a snore! Why your snoring can be more than just a bad habit.

Many people snore (up to 40% of men over 40 years of age) but only a small proportion of those people have sleep apnea. While snoring indicates a partial blockage to air flow it is more of a problem for your sleeping partner! Sleep apnea, however, is a medical disorder that has significant consequences to your heart health and left untreated increases your risk of heart disease as well as diabetes.

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IS OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA) A SIGNIFICANT CONFOUNDER IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS IN ADULTS?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder of sleep related breathing which has increased in prevalence as the epidemic of obesity …

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Letters from Dr Bentley: June 2020

Dear Colleague What strange times we are living in. I hope this newsletter finds you well. When the COVID pandemic hit I …

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Avoid Doctor Waiting Rooms and Hospitals By Improving Sleep

Although all doctors have put in strict measures at their practices to avoid patients with suspected COVID-19 from sitting …