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.

Topics:  sleep   cancer   risk   
  • 25 Horrible Things That Happen If You Don't Get Enough Sleep
    Migraines can be triggered by sleepless nights, and 36 to 58 per cent of people with sleep apnea wake up with “nondescript ... People who are underslept seem to have hormone imbalances that are tied to increased appetite, more cravings for high-calorie ...
    10/16/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Odds of Resistant Elevated Blood Pressure
    TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There is a strong association between severe untreated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and resistant elevated ... makes them particularly vulnerable to increased cardiovascular risk." Several authors disclosed ...
    08/18/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Severity of sleep apnea tied to melanoma aggressiveness
    Researchers studied over 50 patients with malignant melanoma. 60% had sleep apnea while 14% had severe sleep apnea. Results showed that as severity of sleep apnea increased, so to did the aggressiveness of the cancer.
    09/10/2013 - 3:45 pm | View Link
  • Sleep Apnea Severity Predicts Aggressiveness of Skin Cancer
    The latest research, presented Monday at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress, supports previous findings on cancer and sleep apnea. Past studies found evidence that sleep apnea increased ... to Race Sleep Apnea Tied to Sudden Cardiac ...
    09/9/2013 - 3:37 am | View Link
  • Strong, Divided Reactions to Sleep Apnea Claims
    However, I was more than a little dismayed at your column on sleep apnea and the comments by ... depression, increased in risk of a heart attack or stroke, and even an increase in cancer mortality rates. Webster is appalled that veterans actually take ...
    06/12/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    Media Availability: Severe Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Risk of Death Landmark Study Provides Strongest Evidence to Date
    10/30/2014 - 12:50 am | View Website
  • Sleep Apnea: Learn About Symptoms and Treatment
    Sleep Apnea Awareness Sleep Apnea Symptoms and Warning Signs. The symptoms of sleep apnea may include: daytime fatigue and sleepiness, insomnia, poor ...
    10/29/2014 - 9:08 pm | View Website
  • Sleep apnea
    For moderate to severe sleep apnea, the most common treatment is the use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or automatic positive airway pressure (APAP ...
    10/29/2014 - 4:00 pm | View Website
  • Hypersomnia
    Symptoms . The main symptom of hypersomnia is excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), or prolonged nighttime sleep, which has occurred for at least 3 months prior to ...
    10/29/2014 - 3:00 am | View Website
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea News -- ScienceDaily
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Treating sleep apnea in cardiac patients reduces hospital readmission; Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Sleep apnea screening before surgery ...
    10/27/2014 - 5:04 am | View Website
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