sleep-disordered breathing


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sleep-disordered breathing (SDB),

a series of disorders including snoring, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), upper airway resistance syndrome (UARS), hypopnea, and obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSHA).
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We are very happy to join with ResMed to help even more people who suffer from sleep-disordered breathing or chronic respiratory diseases," said ToxvE*rd Larsen.
Together we will focus on improving patient quality of life while reducing the cost of care for sleep-disordered breathing and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
While the majority of sleep-disordered breathing cases in the study were mild, "clinical experience tells us that these women are not routinely being diagnosed and treated for SDB," Dr.
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Your performance at school and your job may suffer if untreated sleep-disordered breathing makes it difficult to get a full night's rest.
O'Brien said the study showed that sleepiness seemed to be the biggest driver of behaviour problems, not the snoring-a more obvious symptom linked with sleep-disordered breathing, an umbrella term also covering obstructive sleep apnoea.
We acknowledge the studies referred in the letter as suggestive reports for an independent relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and heart failure as well as for the beneficial effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on the prognosis of these patients.
Our study of computerized tomography of cephalometric analysis on 92 subjects with AHI ranging from normal to severe OSA, confirmed that Chinese subjects had inferiorly positioned hyoid bone and a retropositioned maxilla, contributing to a more severe degree of sleep-disordered breathing (40).
Physicians should ask about sleep-disordered breathing in women with gestational diabetes or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), he said.
In addition, the incidence of allergy-related respiratory diseases is a risk factor for sleep-disordered breathing.
Stroke and sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) are both common disorders associated with significant morbidity and mortality.
We conducted a multi-channel home sleep study on 44 patients with sleep-disordered breathing to determine whether the AHI does indeed vary and, if so, to quantify the degree of night-to-night variability.