After influenza infection, the risk for narcolepsy was increased by 2- to 3-fold overall.
A significant association was found between the apnea-hypopnea index and Epworth Sleepiness Scale scores.
Some well-known sleep disorders, including sleep apnea and parasomnias, are associated with headaches.
The guideline contains updated recommendations from previous practice parameters and guidelines published in 2005 and 2007.
A doctor who prescribed a particular insomnia medication in the past was 3 times as likely to continue prescribing the same drug
Researchers found that people who slept 9 or more hours per night were at an increased risk of dementia.
Prior research has speculated that PTSD may be caused in part by an underlying REM sleep dysfunction that is amplified by OSA.
Acupressure may help significantly improve sleep quality index scores in the elderly.
Interventions with clinical massage or guided imagery may help ease pain and anxiety in patients in a progressive care unit.
A marked improvement in daytime sleepiness was observed in patients who underwent surgical weight loss procedures.
The USPSTF concluded that there is insufficient evidence to assess the reported risks and benefits of OSA screening in asymptomatic adults.
Women who were pregnant and slept for less than 6 hours per night or had poor sleep quality had a greater risk of developing gestational diabetes.
The ResMed AirMini is meant to be used as a secondary CPAP device conducive to travel.
Over 56% of SHUTi patients were still in full remission at 1-year follow-up.
There is a clear lack of evidence in the pharmacologic guidance of sleep problems in dementia.
The study supports previous findings of hyperarousal of the inflammatory system as a mechanism of insulin resistance.
Overall, 26 of the 34 studies suggested a positive relationship between insomnia and depression.
Reduced REM sleep was correlated with a 23% increased risk of atrial fibrillation, while insomnia was associated with a 29% increased risk.
The researchers graded their findings A, B, or C based on study quality.
Patients with untreated OSA face an increased risk of complications.
Women who experienced surgical menopause were more likely to suffer worse insomnia symptoms after 10 years of follow-up.
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea have a more difficult time keeping their lane while driving.
The researchers noted that CPAP users may not be using the device long enough to see benefits for their cardiovascular health.
Opioid usage may exacerbate the problem.
Vehicle drivers and machine operators should be warned that there may be a possible risk of adverse reactions the morning after taking the medication.
A total of 6 publications enrolling 125 patients were included in the review, however evidence was deemed insufficient.
Several studies have also suggested that sleep-wake disorders may also negatively impact neuroplasticity and stroke recovery.
There was no difference in risk of stroke or mortality between hypertensive groups.
The drugs are also prescribed to treat fibromyalgia, among other ailments.
However, this association was not found in women.
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