Lower Cholesterol with Better Sleep

Sleep Apnea is linked to insulin resistance (diabetes) and distortion of leptin levels (obesity), among other increasingly prevalent chronic health conditions. In addition to reversing insulin resistance and normalizing leptin levels, treatment of sleep apnea improves blood cholesterol and LDL…

Sleepiness-Related Accidents in Sleep Apnea Patients

Fatigue and sleep disorders contribute to more motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) than alcohol and drugs combined. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) publishes statistics each year that include the incidence of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, causing driver fatigue…

OSA and Hypertension

Sleep apnea is the number one identifiable cause of high blood pressure (hypertension). It is also present in 83% of patients who suffer from refractory or “difficult to treat” hypertension. Treatment of sleep apnea has a profound impact on reducing…

CPAP Reduces Motor Vehicle Accidents

Sleep disorders and fatigue contribute to an unprecedented number of motor vehicular accidents (MVAs) every year in the US. Sleep apnea is the number one diagnosed sleep disorder; ironically, it is also the most underrecognized sleep disorder, with over 90%…