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Can Obstructive Sleep Apnea Change Your Brain?

If you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and you haven’t sought treatment, then you likely already know how this condition can affect the way you think. Long periods of sleep deprivation lead to changes in all of our thought processes, from our reaction times to our ability to concentrate. And it’s not unusual to simply […]

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Sleep Apnea and Memory – A Dangerous Correlation 

Recent studies have found that untreated obstructive sleep apnea may increase a person’s risk for Alzheimer’s disease later in life, but as it turns out, sleep apnea sufferers may also experience cognitive impairment much sooner than that.  In one such study that was conducted by researchers at New York University, people who had sleep apnea were diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (or MCI) roughly ten years earlier than their […]

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Why We Need Sleep – Part 2

Part 2: The Damaging Effects of Sleep Deprivation Did you know that some of the worst man-made disasters such as the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill in Alaska are partially attributed to sleep deprivation by decision-makers? In our previous post, we talked about the physiological reasons why our bodies need sleep. Now we’re going to […]

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Sleeping More Decreases Alzheimer’s Risk

The amount and quality of sleep you get at night may affect your memory later in life, according to research to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans on April 21 to April 28, 2012. “Disrupted sleep appears to be associated with the build-up of amyloid plaques, a hallmark […]

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