Researchers Attempt to Understand Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Heart Issues

Researchers Attempt to Understand Connection Between Sleep Apnea and Heart Issues

The study, seen in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, attempts to provide an explanation as to why sleep apnea patients often have problems associated with their heart. Up until this point, researchers have previously been aware of this link, but they weren't sure of which one causes the other.

Lupus Patients are at Greater Risk of Heart Disease

Lupus Patients are at Greater Risk of Heart Disease

Latest study shows that those having lupus are at a higher risk of developing heart disease over the course of illness. But, why?

Apical Pulse: Definition, Location and How is Apical Pulse Taken?

Apical Pulse: Definition, Location and How It's Taken

Apical pulse is located at the apex of the heart, which is on the left side of the chest in a healthy individual. By evaluating the apical pulse, we can assess the cardiac function.

Lymphoma, the Persistence of Inspirational Women, and the Power of Language

Two women. Two different lives. Each affected by cancer, but both strong-minded and resolute. A duo able to take their eyes off their struggles and reach out to help others who share similar paths.

A New Study Shows Possible Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and Sleep Apnea

A New Study Shows Possible Link Between Atrial Fibrillation and Sleep Apnea

A recent study done by Umea University has found that many patients who have atrial fibrillation also have sleep apnea. Keep reading to learn more about the connection between atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea.