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Common Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

Common Symptoms of Sleep Deprivation

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Sleep may be one of those things we too often take for granted, even though we know that getting enough quality sleep is essential for our health and well being.

How Weight Affects Sleep Apnea

How Weight Affects Sleep Apnea

by Shearly (SU)
Sleep apnea is a common, yet serious disorder in which breathing is frequently interrupted during sleep. People with sleep apnea literally stop breathing, often dozens or even hundreds of times during the night. Patient’s with sleep apnea will often wake himself or herself up with a loud snort or snore when sleeping. This places extra stress on the body, increasing the risk of a heart attack, stroke, and other serious medical issues.