Solriamfetol was initially developed as an antidepressant, but after patients saw an increase in wakefulness they thought, wait a second, would this help with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy? And they were right.
A recent study on treatment involves a rather controversial medicinal agent: Dronabinol.
Lifestyle measures, such as losing weight and sleeping on your side, may help treat sleep apnea. But a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask is effective in 80 to 90 percent of people.