Pain and Sleep

Friday, 18 October 2013 by
Pain and Sleep

Many pain medications can fragment sleep. Before a diabetic, or anyone else for that matter, gets treated for pain, it is best that a clinician investigate whether patients have a sleep disorder. Their sleep environment and sleep hygiene should also be assessed. Those that are diagnosed with sleep apnea and are being treated with CPAP,

Sleep Apnea Can Lead to Diabetes

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 by
Sleep Apnea Can Lead to Diabetes

According to a French Study published in the July issue of the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ), sleep apnea is paving the way for diabetes. A research team at Angers University Hospital, France, now reveal that those with sleep apnea are more likely to suffer from diabetes. On the basis of the study involving nearly 700

Sleep, Diabetes, and Pain

Sleep, diabetes, and pain go hand-in-hand. Poor sleep or lack thereof can increase the risk for or worsen diabetes and unfortunately, diabetes can cause sleep loss. People that are tired and sleep deprived tend to eat more sugary foods and drinks in order to increase their energy. Lack of adequate sleep is, of course, related

Sleep Apnea and Skin Cancer

There has been a recent discovery of a link between the severity of sleep apnea and the aggressiveness of malignant skin melanoma – skin cancer. At the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress on Monday, September 9, 2013, the latest research was presented, supporting previous findings on sleep apnea and cancer. Past studies have found

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SoClean 2 CPAP Sanitizer

A lean, mean sanitizing machine designed to thoroughly clean and sanitize CPAP equipment Boston, MA – October 01, 2013 —Today, Better Rest Solutions (BRS) announced the launch of their second generation Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) cleaning and sanitizing machine—the SoClean® 2. The SoClean 2 CPAP sanitizing machine uses safe, natural, activated oxygen (ozone) to

Boston, MA – August 1, 2013 — For military veterans that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and sleep apnea, treating their sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can reduce nightmares, a study* finds. U.S. Veterans’ medical records have been reviewed by researchers that had been treated in a VA medical center

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