PTSD Study May Link Sleep Disorders to Veterans

PTSD Study May Link Sleep Disorders to Veterans

A study published in July 2016, by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, examines U.S. Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is considered to be a mental health condition that develops after exposure to a traumatic event and can cause sleep disorders. These have been the chief complaints from over 9 million veterans. Sleep Disorders Sleep […]

Sleep Apnea Screening for Metro-North Crew

Sleep Apnea Screening for Metro-North Crew

One year after a deadly accident, sleep apnea screening has been recommended for the drivers and engineers who make up Metro-North’s crew. Federal regulators have determined the cause of the derailment in the Bronx on Dec. 1, 2013, as being due to the driver, William Rockefeller Jr., falling asleep at the controls. Rockefeller was subsequently […]

Sleep Apnea Tied to Hearing Loss

Sleep Apnea Tied to Hearing Loss

According to the recent study, sleep apnea does not only affect the quality of sleep, it may also cause the hearing loss. The research linked sleep apnea with hearing loss at both low and high frequencies. After the researchers adjusted the data for other possible causes of hearing impairment, the findings of the study held […]

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