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   
  • Lack of sleep has many adverse effects
    Many cancers are tied to lack of sleep. Colon cancer is one ... and perhaps increased tension and anxiety, but also to an objective lower level of testosterone. This has also been shown in men with untreated sleep apnea. Depression is five times more ...
    03/3/2014 - 12:32 am | View Link
  • 25 Horrible Things That Happen If You Don't Get Enough Sleep
    Everyone knows that it's important to get enough sleep — but you may not realize just how many things can go wrong when you don't. Here are ... people who don't get enough sleep are at increased risk for developing certain kinds of cancer, most notably ...
    02/6/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Sleep Apnea Severity Predicts Aggressiveness of Skin Cancer
    Past studies found evidence that sleep apnea increased the risk of mortality and cancer. Researchers found that reduced ... by Seven Times Sleep Apnea Severity Linked to Race Sleep Apnea Tied to Sudden Cardiac Deaths Study Reports Sleep Apnea Tied to ...
    09/9/2013 - 3:09 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Sleep Apnea Linked to Behavioral, Learning Problems in Kids
    Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with increased rates of ADHD-like behavioral ... Cognitive Ills After 65 Tied to Faster Brain Aging 1 in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Just Published... Mourning Robin Williams: The Tragedy of Suicide Robin Williams ...
    03/30/2013 - 2:22 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    08/21/2014 - 9:22 am | View Website
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Back to Top Symptoms » A person who has obstructive sleep apnea often is not aware of the apnea episodes during the night. Often, family members witness the periods ...
    08/21/2014 - 7:42 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 ...
    08/21/2014 - 3:10 am | View Website
  • Study links severe sleep apnea to increased risk of stroke ...
    Study links severe sleep apnea to increased risk of stroke, cancer and death | |
    08/20/2014 - 8:58 pm | View Website
  • Obstructive sleep apnea | University of Maryland Medical ...
    Introduction. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder in which a person temporarily stops breathing during the night, perhaps hundreds of times.
    08/20/2014 - 8:55 am | View Website
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