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Posts tagged sleep apnea

April 4, 2014

 

Photo of the International Space Station with Earth behind.

Sleeping In Space

Research has shown that people snore less in space. Could this have any ramifications has for us here on Earth?

October 2, 2003

 

Snoring and Cognition

Learn how snoring disorders can effect cognition in your children on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Estrogen and Breathing

First, sleep apnea is a disorder in which air is obstructed to some degree from entering a person’s body while he or she sleeps. Usually, this is because the tongue or other muscles relax and block the air passage.

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