Sleep Disorders

BPH Development, Progression Linked to Sleep Problems

BPH Development, Progression Linked to Sleep Problems

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Findings emerged from an analysis of data from 2588 men who participated in the REDUCE trial.

Short Sleepers Face Higher Risk of Proteinuria, but Not CKD

Short Sleepers Face Higher Risk of Proteinuria, but Not CKD

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Short sleep duration is associated with a 47% increased risk of proteinuria, a surrogate marker for kidney disease progression.

CPAP Aids Glycemic Control in Patients With Sleep Apnea, Diabetes

CPAP Aids Glycemic Control in Patients With Sleep Apnea, Diabetes

After 6 months, researchers found a greater decrease in HbA1c levels compared to the control group.

Nighttime BP Elevated in Prediabetes Patients With CKD

Nighttime BP Elevated in Prediabetes Patients With CKD

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In these patients, systolic blood pressure at night was elevated by an average of 2.9 mm Hg.

Study: Sleep Apnea May Be a CKD Risk Factor

Study: Sleep Apnea May Be a CKD Risk Factor

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Chronic kidney disease found to be 58% more likely to develop in individuals with than without the sleep disorder.

CPAP, Mandibular Devices Lower Blood Pressure

CPAP, Mandibular Devices Lower Blood Pressure

Researchers find both common treatments produce modest BP decreases in sleep apnea patients.

Statins Decrease Aggression in Men

Statins Decrease Aggression in Men

Statins generally decrease aggression in men, increase aggression in postmenopausal women.

Longer Sleep Duration Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Longer Sleep Duration Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Correlation partially attenuated after adjustment for body mass index and change in weight.

Poor Sleep Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke in Men

Poor Sleep Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke in Men

Men who slept badly were twice as likely to suffer a heart attack and up to four times as likely to have a stroke.

Sleep Apnea Hinders Glucose Control in Untreated Diabetes

Sleep Apnea Hinders Glucose Control in Untreated Diabetes

Association between obstructive sleep apnea severity and glucose control in patients with untreated versus treated diabetes

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