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Sleep Apnea Reduces Effectiveness of Antidepressants

In one of the first conclusive studies covering major depressive disorder (MDD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it was found that sleep apnea may decrease the effectiveness of antidepressants.

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Traffic Accidents

With an estimated 25 million adult sufferers, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) impacts a large number of people in the United States. There are many side effects of this disorder which can impact daily life.

Do You Have Asthma or Sleep Apnea? Pay Attention to Both

The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published a style that found a connection between asthma and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). These two conditions often exist alongside one another and knowing this valuable information can potentially help patients diagnosed for one condition remain conscientious about the development of the other condition.

ADHD and Sleep Disorders Have Similar Symptoms

Because of the increase in awareness of both ADHD and sleep disorders, there has been a significant number of studies conducted on both of these medical concerns. Throughout the studies, very interesting results have occurred.

Sleep Apnea Linked to Increased Chances of Diabetes

People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea could have increased risks of developing diabetes according to a new study of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Insomnia Has Been Linked to Sleep Apnea

For some people, it is truly a luxury to be able to fall asleep and stay asleep. If you are an insomniac, you may also be at risk for sleep apnea. Anyone that suffers from a sleep disorder truly understands the torture of trying to fall asleep whenever you want to get some rest. 

Get Screened for Sleep Apnea Before Surgery

If you are scheduling a surgery in the near future, it is important to schedule a sleep apnea screening prior to undergoing the surgery. According to a study released in the October 2014 issues of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) should get tested and treated for the condition prior to the surgery.