Snoring May Cause Bronchitis Video

Learn how those who snore 6 or more times per week are nearly 70% more likely to develop chronic bronchitis! in this medical report.
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Essie Heinrich: For Insidermedicine in 60, I am Essie Heinrich. From South Korea - In a study of over 4,000 subjects, those who snored 6 or more times per week were nearly 70% more likely to develop chronic bronchitis, defined as the development of both cough and sputum production. The effect was independent of smoking status, which is known to be a significant risk factor for bronchitis. From North Carolina - New research on Medicare data shows that the number of newly diagnosed cases of diabetes in those over 65 has increased by 23% over a ten year period. In 2004, there were over 40,000 new Medicare cases diagnosed in this age group. The prevalence increased by 60% in the study's ten year period. And finally, from London - A sedentary lifestyle can accelerate aging changes that are evident at the level of DNA. In a study of over 2,400 twins, researchers evaluated the effect of exercise on the length of telomeres repeated sequences, which are known to progressively shorten over time. They found that those who exercised 200 minutes per week had telomeres the same length as sedentary individuals that were up to 10 years younger. For Insidermedicine in 60, I'm Essie Heinrich.

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