Sleep apnea disrupts more than just an individual’s sleep and quality of life. Over time, it becomes a risk factor for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other serious conditions. 

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Trouble sleeping?

Take a listen to the podcast on Sleep Patterns and Disorders from sleep specialist Dr. Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
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Introduction to Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Cleveland Clinic State-of-the-Art Review
(January 29, 2019)

CME series for all medical professionals of all levels interested in improving patient outcomes through attention to sleep. This five-part program covers:

1) Obstructive Sleep Apnea Basics

2) Sleep Apnea and the Heart

3) Beyond Heart Health: Metabolic, cognitive and psychosocial outcomes

4) Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Therapy

5) Treatment Alternatives to PAP Therapy

Cleveland Clinic Health Library - Sleep Apnea

The Cleveland Clinic provides a comprehensive overview of sleep apnea, distinguishing between the two types – obstructive and central. Topics include diagnosis and testing, management and treatment, and living with sleep apnea.