Skip navigation

  4 embarrassing health questions answered

Do Sleep Apnea Patients Need Special Care After Surgery?

People with sleep apnea may be at increased risk for complications if they have surgery, but little is known about how to reduce this risk, experts say. Full story

Drivers with sleep apnea OK: Chest doctors

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with sleep apnea should not have their driving restricted just because of their diagnosis, says a leading medical group. Full story

Surgery offers mixed benefits for kids' sleep apnea

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study has confirmed that removing the tonsils and adenoids of children with obstructive sleep apnea can reduce sleepiness and improve the quality of life, but putting off the surgery might not hurt either. Full story

Sponsored Links

Articles

Exercise, diet may keep sleep apnea from worsening

Family docs can treat simple sleep apnea: study

Exercise, less sitting time, linked to better sleep

FDA warns against codeine use in children after tonsillectomy

Did Sleep Apnea Cause Rick Perry's Campaign Gaffes?

Wake Up! Sleepwalking Common in U.S.

Sleep apnea linked to dementia risk

Snore-busting implant might get you more ZZZs

Fatigue cited in Okla. crash that killed 10

Driving While Tired: Safety officials slow to react

Video

  Snoring could indicate heart disease

For the first time, doctors say that snoring alone may be an indicator of heart disease – likening it to other well-known risk factors such as sleep apnea, obesity, smoking and high cholesterol. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.