Heart Disease

4 02, 2020

Untreated sleep apnea puts heart health at risk

2021-05-01T18:26:56+00:00February 4, 2020|Heart Disease, Medical Conditions, Sleep Apnea|

February is American Heart Month. Did you know that sleep apnea impacts heart health? According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, nearly 30 million American adults are kept from restful sleep by obstructive sleep apnea, a chronic disease that involves the repeated collapse [...]

20 06, 2017

Death of Carrie Fisher is a warning about sleep apnea

2021-05-01T18:27:15+00:00June 20, 2017|Heart Disease, Pop Culture, Sleep Apnea|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has issued a statement following the announcement that actress Carrie Fisher’s cause of death was “sleep apnea and other undetermined factors.” Her death reminds us just how dangerous sleep apnea can be, especially when it comes to heart health. [...]

8 08, 2013

Aaron Taylor warns young football players to be aware of sleep apnea risk

2021-04-29T18:37:13+00:00August 8, 2013|CPAP, Heart Disease, Obesity, Sleep Apnea, Treatment & Therapy|

CBS sports college football analyst Aaron Taylor understands the urgent need to detect and treat obstructive sleep apnea.  Two of his close friends had OSA and died prematurely. One of those friends was Reggie White, his teammate on the Green Bay Packers.  White died [...]

6 03, 2013