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How to know if your child has sleep apnea

  • Is your child restless while sleeping and dull during the day time? He or she may be suffering from sleep apnea.
Children suffering from sleep apnea tend to have a restless sleep, snore a lot and have night terrors.(Pexels)
Children suffering from sleep apnea tend to have a restless sleep, snore a lot and have night terrors.(Pexels)
Published on Nov 21, 2021 05:13 PM IST
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Research says obstructive sleep apnea common in kids impacts heart health

  • Sleep disruptions due to sleep apnea, a form of sleep-disordered breathing, have the potential to raise blood pressure, which may adversely impact overall cardiovascular health later in life.
Research says obstructive sleep apnea common in kids impacts heart health(Unsplash)
Research says obstructive sleep apnea common in kids impacts heart health(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 19, 2021 07:42 AM IST
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Here's how new artificial intelligence algorithm can treat sleep disorder

A new breakthrough study develops artificial intelligence algorithm that will serve to help doctors and researchers around the world to learn more about sleep disorders in the future and help treat difficulty in sleeping, sleep apnea and narcolepsy
Here's how new artificial intelligence algorithm can treat sleep disorder(Twitter/firefighters999)
Here's how new artificial intelligence algorithm can treat sleep disorder(Twitter/firefighters999)
Updated on Jun 09, 2021 10:38 AM IST
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Hike in number of patients seeking sleep apnea treatment: PGI

From two or three patients a month, the number has increased to 10 in the last 10 years, say doctors
Published on Mar 13, 2020 01:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Having trouble sleeping? It could be a of these 5 sleep disorders

Sleep disorders are a group of conditions that affect the aptitude to sleep well on a regular basis. It is a common problem nowadays that coincides with a simple headache and day-to-day stress.
Insomnia is a very common type of sleep disorder in which people have trouble falling and or staying asleep.(Unsplash)
Insomnia is a very common type of sleep disorder in which people have trouble falling and or staying asleep.(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Lose tongue fat to improve common sleep disorder. Here’s how

Schwab’s 2014 study compared obese patients with and without sleep apnea, and found that the participants with the condition had significantly larger tongues when compared to those without sleep apnea.
The study examined if reducing tongue fat would improve symptoms and to further examine cause and effect.(Unsplash)
The study examined if reducing tongue fat would improve symptoms and to further examine cause and effect.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 01:19 PM IST
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New York | ByIndo Asian News Service

Get your sleep back insomniacs, here’s your solution

The study, published in the journal Neurology, involved 487,200 people in China with an average age of 51. Participants had no history of stroke or heart disease at the beginning of the study.
According to the experts, there have been multiple studies linking chronic insomnia to the occurrence of stroke.(Unsplash)
According to the experts, there have been multiple studies linking chronic insomnia to the occurrence of stroke.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 07, 2019 04:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Sleep apnea linked to blindness in diabetic patients

For the study, the research team looked at the data from all patients diagnosed over an 8-year period at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.
Diabetic macular edema is more difficult to treat in patients with severe sleep apnea, the researchers said.(Shutterstock)
Diabetic macular edema is more difficult to treat in patients with severe sleep apnea, the researchers said.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 06:07 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Busted: 20 most common myths around sleep

Alcohol intake before bedtime, snoring, fewer hours of sleep are some of the most common myths related to sleep.
20 most common myths around sleep, busted.(Unsplash)
20 most common myths around sleep, busted.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 18, 2019 05:30 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Sleep apnea linked with Alzheimer’s marker

Those who had apneas had on average 4.5% higher levels of tau in the entorhinal cortex than those who did not have apneas, suggests the study presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 71st Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Tau, a protein that forms into tangles, is found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Tau, a protein that forms into tangles, is found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Updated on Mar 04, 2019 05:10 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Women who snore are at a greater risk of having cardiac problems

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is the most common type of sleep apnea. It occurs when the throat muscles intermittently relax and block the airway when a person sleeps.
The cardiac parameters in women appear to be more easily affected by the disease and that women who snore or have OSA might be at greater risk for cardiac involvement.(Shutterstock)
The cardiac parameters in women appear to be more easily affected by the disease and that women who snore or have OSA might be at greater risk for cardiac involvement.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 03:11 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Tips to sleep better, 5 simple shortcuts before bedtime to ensure you wake up fresh

Tips to sleep better: Are you having trouble sleeping? Make simple tweaks to your diet to enjoy sound sleep and wake up refreshed.
Tips to sleep better: Insufficient sleep can double your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, as well as hinder weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Tips to sleep better: Insufficient sleep can double your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, as well as hinder weight loss.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 16, 2018 05:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Video games involving exercise can help obese youngsters lose weight

Is your child overweight and addicted to video games? Don’t panic. A new study says that video games in combination with fitness coaching can ensure weight loss in obese kids as well as lower blood pressure and greater physical activity.
The children received video games and were asked to play these at home with a friend or family member for six months. The study found that the kids who played the games and followed it up with an exercise routine reported weight loss and lower blood pressure.(Shutterstock)
The children received video games and were asked to play these at home with a friend or family member for six months. The study found that the kids who played the games and followed it up with an exercise routine reported weight loss and lower blood pressure.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 22, 2018 10:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

High blood pressure is a silent killer, here are its signs and best treatments

Hypertension or high blood pressure affects one in eight Indians, but largely remains undetected and exhibits few symptoms. Here are the signs to watch out for and the different treatment options available to cure this silent disease.
In 95% of patients, there are no identifiable causes for high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)
In 95% of patients, there are no identifiable causes for high blood pressure.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 08:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySoma Das

Getting a good night’s rest is important, especially for those with diabetes

In previous studies, diabetes has been linked to cognitive impairment and an increased risk for dementia. Other studies have found that sleep disturbances, which are common in people with diabetes, are also linked to cognitive impairment.
Suffering from diabetes? Here’s why you should get some quality snooze time.(Shutterstock)
Suffering from diabetes? Here’s why you should get some quality snooze time.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 01:19 PM IST
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Asian News International, Washington DC | ByHT Correspondent

Here’s how a good night’s rest can help you improve your productivity at work

Several sleep-related symptoms are associated with decreased work productivity. A new study evaluated whether people with certain sleep problems experienced more productivity loss than those without those problems.
Here’s how your sleep and work are related.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how your sleep and work are related.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 02:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMeenakshi Iyer

How to control sleep in office, tips and tricks to be energetic, alert all day

If you find it difficult to control sleep in office, read on. Insufficient sleep leads to lack of energy and other serious issues in the long term such as physical or mental slowdown.
Dozing off at your office desk can prove hazardous for you.(Shutterstock)
Dozing off at your office desk can prove hazardous for you.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 08:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByKabir Bhandari, Delhi

Sleep better, faster: 9 steps to good night’s rest even if you have stress

Here’s how to sleep well even if you are stressed. From changing your mattress to avoiding computer screens before going to bed, follow these tips to avoid insomnia or sleep problems.
To sleep well, make some small lifestyle changes, from the kind of mattress you sleep on to the activities you do leading up to bedtime.(Shutterstock)
To sleep well, make some small lifestyle changes, from the kind of mattress you sleep on to the activities you do leading up to bedtime.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 16, 2018 01:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMeenakshi Iyer

Exercise, diet won’t help weight loss if you have any of these 9 conditions

Daily exercises and a healthy diet may not be enough to lose weight or stop weight gain, say fitness experts. If you suffer from any of these 9 health conditions, you could be struggling to reach your fitness goals. Weight gain increases the risk of diseases and health problems like systemic heart disease, diabetes and blood pressure.
Watch out for weight gain or if you are not losing weight despite exercising regularly or following a strict diet plan.(Shutterstork)
Watch out for weight gain or if you are not losing weight despite exercising regularly or following a strict diet plan.(Shutterstork)
Updated on May 13, 2018 10:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByManali Shah
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