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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However, what is not covered by these devices is whether the arrhythmias or ECG changes observed are associated with sleep-disordered breathing abnormalities or oxygen desaturations.
Twice as many children with high sleep-disordered breathing scores--48%--earned elevated scores on the BPI than did those with normal sleep scores, 24%.
"This failure to experience normal dipping adds to the amassing evidence that sleep-disordered breathing has a causal role in cardiovascular disease, possibly via multiple pathways [JAMA 2003;290:1906-14; J.
"Although randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials are needed to confirm the current findings, the present study clearly establishes the beneficial role of anti-inflammatory approaches for asymptomatic children with mild sleep-disordered breathing after T&A," Dr.
To better assess the risk of sleep-disordered breathing in AC-1 patients, Dr.
In our study, we found that more severe sleep-disordered breathing is associated with epigenetic age acceleration.
Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been associated with increased cancer risk and mortality, but no large studies have examined the association in specific cancers, wrote Miguel Angel Martinez-Garcia, MD, of La Fe University and Polytechnic Hospital, Valencia, Spain, and his colleagues.
Two recent studies suggest that having mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with a four-times greater risk of developing high blood pressure when compared to not having this common sleep-disordered breathing condition.
People with sleep-disordered breathing experience repeated episodes of hypopnea (under breathing) and apnoea (not breathing) during sleep.
Hermann and colleagues note that sleep disorders can usually be categorized in one of two groups: sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) - such as OSA, where breathing repeatedly stops and starts during sleep - and sleep-wake disorders (SWD), such as insomnia, which reduces sleep duration.
The findings "highlight the need for a high index of suspicion and a comprehensive approach to identifying and treating sleep-disordered breathing in these patients," Dr.