Apple Watch, Fitbit can diagnose hypertension and sleep apnea: study


A new study from the University of California, San Francisco and a health startup suggests that Apple Watch and Fitbit can accurately diagnose common health issues such as hypertension and sleep apnea. The study published by the startup, Cardiogram, and UCSF Health Lab on Monday said hypertension and sleep apnea …

Apple Watch Can Detect Sleep Apnea and Hypertension, Study Shows

Thanks to its numerous built-in sensors and the ResearchKit platform, the Apple Watch is increasingly proving to be a good diagnostic tool for various health conditions. In one of the latest studies exposing this, health startup Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco discovered that the Watch could help accurately …

Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitor Able To Detect High Blood Pressure And Sleep Apnea Says Study

A study from the University of California San Francisco and Cardiogram has been published, and the findings suggest that the Apple Watch might be an excellent tool for predicting hypertension and sleep apnea. Cardiogram is a company that has an app that breaks down the heart rate data that is …

Hot flashes, night sweats in middle-aged women may be linked to high risk of obstructive sleep apnea

November 1, 2017 In a new study published today in Menopause, researchers have found that the hot flashes and night sweats faced by upward of 80 percent of middle-aged women may be linked to an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common form of sleep …

Bad Hot Flashes, Sleep Apnea Often Go Together

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As if severe hot flashes alone weren’t enough of a problem for menopausal women, a new study finds these symptoms may also be tied to a greater risk for sleep apnea and related heart issues.The study included nearly 1,700 middle-aged women, about 25 …

FDA Approves Implanted Device to Treat Central Sleep Apnea – Sleep Review

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new treatment option for patients who have been diagnosed with moderate to severe central sleep apnea (CSA). The Remedē System is an implantable device that stimulates a nerve located in the chest that is responsible for sending signals to the …

Menopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats Tied to Type of Sleep Apnea

A new study finds that the hot flashes and night sweats experienced by many middle-aged women may be associated with an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep condition which involves repeated stopping and starting of breathing during sleep.In fact, the researchers found that the more severe the hot …

Sleep Apnea: How to know and what to do about It?

How Do You Know If You Have Sleep Apnea? Sleep disorders are more common than you might realize. About 40 million people in the United States have a long-term chronic sleep disorder, and another 20 million people suffer from occasional sleep problems. And unfortunately, one of the most serious long-term …