Ever feel tired during the day, but got plenty of sleep the night before? Ever wake up with unexplained headaches? Are you a loud snorer? If you said yes to any of these, it’s possible you have sleep apnea. What Is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes you to stop and…

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Sleep apnea blocks its victims from deep, restful slumber. The results go beyond life-sapping fatigue and dangerous daytime drowsiness, playing a role in everything from diabetes to heart disease to cancer. And while the stereotypical patient is male, that’s changing. G. Wayne Miller Journal Staff Writer gwaynemiller WEST WARWICK — During her worst spells of…

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Train Engineers and Sleep Apnea http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/44-train-engineers-diagnosed-sleep-apnea-sidelined-51023043 Dozens of New Jersey Transit train engineers were sidelined because testing imposed after a deadly rail crash found they suffered from sleep apnea. The transit agency screened 373 engineers for sleep disorders, and 57 were taken out of service until a full study could be conducted. NJ.com reported Wednesday…

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The researchers found that the more serious the sleep apnea was, the more plaque accumulated. “Sleep apnea is very common among the elderly, and many aren’t aware they have it,” said senior researcher Dr. Ricardo Osorio. He is an assistant professor of psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine in New York City. An…

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