A new study shows that adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive daytime sleepiness have a significantly higher risk for heart disease.
Women with sleep apnea are at higher risk for heart problems related to the sleep disorder than men with sleep apnea. Snoring is a common sign of OSA.
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.
Obstructive sleep apnea, characterized by snoring, pauses in breathing during sleep, daytime sleepiness, etc. is strongly associated with high cholesterol.
Psoriasis and sleep apnea share a common link — inflammation. Does this mean these two conditions are connected?
Based on what is already known about sleep disorders and how they complicate heart disease, little effort has been made to aggressively identify and then treat these sleep disorders.
Research suggests timely psychiatric intervention to improve quality of life for those with OSA and regular screening of depression as part of OSA management to reduce mental health risks.