When you have sleep apnea, your breathing pauses while you sleep. This can happen many times each night. These pauses last 10-20 seconds. It is estimated that 12 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea.
There are two types of sleep apnea:
One of the most frequent problems experienced by college students is fatigue. Students have a busy and demanding lifestyle that often leaves precious few hours for rest. One essential tool in combating fatigue is an adequate amount of restful sleep. While this may vary with different individuals, a minimum of 7 hours can be a good starting point to aim for.
Almost everyone knows someone who has diabetes. An estimated 20.8 million people in the United States—7.0 percent of the population—have diabetes, a serious, lifelong condition. Of those, 14.6 million have been diagnosed, and 6.2 million have not yet been diagnosed. In 2005, about 1.5 million people aged 20 or older were diagnosed with diabetes.