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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While the results did not show a high likelihood of the presence of current sleep-disordered breathing in the college-age football linemen, both self-report and physiological measures suggested significantly greater risk for the disorder in the football players when compared to the track athletes.
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.
Participating mothers reported on their children's sleep duration and on the presence and severity of sleep-disordered breathing, which was defined as snoring, observed episodes of apnea, and mouth-breathing during sleep.
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.
Over the five-year study period, participants with sleep-disordered breathing were twice as likely to develop MCI or dementia.
Signs of sleep-disordered breathing include snoring and short spells of not breathing (apnea).
NYSE: RMD and ASX:RMD), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing and managing sleep-disordered breathing and other respiratory disorders.
SLEEP-DISORDERED BREATHING AND MORTALITY: A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY.
It is well-known that sleep-disordered breathing is one of the important factors contributing to the development and/or progression of heart failure (HF) (2).
Snoring, sleep-disordered breathing, and obstructive sleep apnea are the main concerns here, so the contributing practitioners and researchers primarily address otolaryngologists, but other clinicians who encounter patients with sleep disorders of any kind might find the information helpful.