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Medical News Today: Sleep apnea: Daytime sleepiness might help predict cardiovascular risk

A recent study categorizing people with obstructive sleep apnea based on their differing symptoms found a strong link between excessive daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular disease. OSA increases hypertension risk. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) causes sporadic airflow blockages during sleep. All of the different types of sleep apnea, OSA is the most common. Symptoms include snoring,… Read More »

Teen finds tumour after sleep seizure

A teenager who discovered he had an aggressive brain tumour after having a seizure in his sleep has travelled to Thailand for treatment. A CT scan last April revealed Greg Lewis, from Bunbury in Western Australia, had calcification on the brain — most likely due to a vein bursting when he was a child. “I… Read More »