7 Symptoms of Sleep Apnea You Shouldn’t Ignore

Sleep apnea is a potentially deadly condition, but most people don't know they have it. Perhaps 80% of people with sleep apnea are undiagnosed. So how do you know if you might have it? Although snoring is the most common symptom of sleep apnea, there are 7 other symptoms that should alarm [...]

7 Causes of Morning Headaches

Waking up with a headache is a terrible way to start the day. But for many people morning headaches are an almost daily occurrence. In order to figure out how to treat these headaches, you first have to isolate the cause. Here are seven of the more common causes of morning headaches [...]

Dramatic Increase in Sleep Apnea Among Deployed Troops

We know that diagnoses of sleep apnea are increasing. Partly, people are at a great risk of the condition because we are growing heavier. And partly diagnoses are increasing because people are more aware of the condition than they used to be. But it’s unclear which if either of those conditions are [...]

Engineers Study the Fluid Dynamics of Snoring, Sleep Apnea

Snoring is a problem in fluid dynamics. At least, that’s how one engineer at the University of Virginia is approaching it. The problem is turbulence, so it’s perfectly logical that Haibo Dong, a professor in aerospace engineering, should be able to provide some important insight into the issue. Dong and his students [...]

Urinating at Night? It Could Be Sleep Apnea

If you experience frequent urination, you might think the problem is benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), or, more simply, an enlarged prostate. This common condition has been the subject of numerous advertising campaigns, and since prostate cancer screenings are done regularly, we’re already trained to think about that organ. But what if you’re What’s Waking You Up at Night?