Well: Sleep Apnea Tied To Increased Cancer Risk

Two new studies associate a common disorder of sleep that causes pauses in breathing with a higher risk of cancer.

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    “Diseases and Conditions: Insomnia.” Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org. Retrieved May 17, 2016. “Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk.” The New York Times blog. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com. Retrieved May 17, 2016. “Sleep problems ...
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  • Jawbone adjusters may help with mild sleep apnea
    Sleep apnea can cause symptoms like daytime sleepiness, headache and restless legs and has been tied to high blood pressure ... who worked at the World Trade Center site have increased odds of developing cancer, a U.S. study suggests.
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  • Severe sleep apnea increased chance by 4.8 X of cancer death: low vitamin D – May 2012
    . . over 22 years, found that severe breathing problems at night increase the likelihood of dying from cancer by 4.8 times, compared to people who had no such breathing issues. People with moderate apnea were found to have double the risk of dying ...
    06/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Sleep apnoea tied to higher cancer death risk
    Washington, May 21 (ANI): Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), commonly known as sleep apnoea, may increase risk of cancer mortality, a new study has revealed. While previous studies have associated SDB commonly known as Sleep Apnea with increased risks of ...
    05/20/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • When sleep problems turn deadly
    O'Connor, A. 2012, May 20. Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk. The New York Times. Retrieved online at If you'd like to comment, write me at [email protected]. Please do not write asking for personal advice about your health. I'm prohibited by law ...
    05/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk
    Two new studies have found that people with sleep apnea, a common disorder that causes snoring, fatigue and dangerous pauses in breathing at night, have a ...
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  • What Is Sleep Apnea? Causes, Risk Factors, and Effects
    Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person's breathing is interrupted during sleep. People with untreated sleep apnea stop breathing ...
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  • Causes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Continued Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Overweight. More than half of people with obstructive sleep apnea are either overweight or obese, which is defined as ...
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  • Sleep Apnea
    Implanted device successfully treats central sleep apnea, study finds. Results from an international, randomized study show that an implanted nerve stimulator ...
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  • Untreated sleep apnea may be related to melanoma ...
    Untreated severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with increased aggressiveness of malignant cutaneous melanoma, according to the first multicenter ...
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