Weird Sleep Apnea and Acid Reflux Connection Uncovered

Weird Sleep Apnea and Acid Reflux Connection Uncovered

Past studies to have found direct connection between gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), or GERD, and sleep apnea. But which disease is the cause of the other (chicken and the egg) or are they actually both caused by some mysterious third element? That’s...
Strange Sleep Apnea and Overweight Connection

Strange Sleep Apnea and Overweight Connection

People with sleep apnea are often overweight or obese. It is, in fact, often due to the fat buildup around our necks, backs, and chests that press on the airways, making them collapse during the night while you sleep. Scientists from the James Madison University...
Why Snoring and Sleep Apnea Is Not Your Worst Nightmare

Why Snoring and Sleep Apnea Is Not Your Worst Nightmare

You probably know many of the complications and irritations snoring and sleep apnea can cause. But nightmares, sleep walking and even violence, have not been associated with snoring and sleep apnea before. Norwegian scientists decided to put these things to the test...
How Snoring Ruins Your Skin

How Snoring Ruins Your Skin

As irritating as snoring is, most of us wouldn’t think it had any serious consequences, and if it did, we would not connect it to the cause behind destroying part of your skin. But a new study from Loyola University and a publication in the Journal The Ocular Surface...
3 Foods that Cause Severe Sleep Apnea (cut them out)

3 Foods that Cause Severe Sleep Apnea (cut them out)

You’ve probably heard of several factors that contribute to sleep apnea, but food is very seldom discussed. And we’re not talking obesity (big contributor to sleep apnea), these are not foods that necessarily cause weight gain. Yet, one of them will make your sleep...