1 in 4 adults have sleep apnea, and don’t know it

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1 in 4 adults have sleep apnea, and don’t know it

90% of sleep apnea cases go undiagnosed. That is why the Trueta hospital in Girona has started a sleep apnea detection project, which will begin in Catalonia with a projection to eventually spread throughout Spain and Europe. To tackle the underdiagnosis of sleep deprivation, Primary Care Centers will be the first detection points,  where a...

Class 2 malocclusion and its relationship with obstructive sleep apnea

In patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, or OSAS, there is a decrease in the volume of the upper airway, so that when sleeping, due to the relaxation of the tissues that occurs during sleep,  the passage of air gets obstructed, especially if the patient sleep on their back. When this happens, the brain reacts...

Does having sleep apnea make me less intelligent?

Sleeping is something that most of us take for granted, without realizing that this process is as important to life and health as eating and breathing. When we don't get enough sleep, our body suffers in many ways: lack of sleep causes headaches, loss of concentration, as well as bad mood and hyperactivity in children....

Interview with Doctor Hernández Alfaro in La Razón

Last October 23, Dr. Federico Hernández Alfaro was interviewed for the segment 'A tu Salud' of the newspaper La Razón, to talk about orthognathic surgery, a procedure that is little known, despite being the treatment indicated to correct conditions that affect a large part of society In the interview, Dr. Hernández Alfaro talks among other...