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AASM: Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Used to Treat Sleep Apnea

AASM: Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Used to Treat Sleep Apnea

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) remains the mainstay of medical treatment for OSA.

Nightmares Common in Military Personnel With Sleep Disturbance

Nightmares Common in Military Personnel With Sleep Disturbance

Comorbid disorders of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and insomnia are all associated with nightmares.

Reduced Cortical Thickness ID'd in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Reduced Cortical Thickness ID'd in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Female OSA patients had multiple regions of reduced cortical thickness in superior frontal lobe.

Comparing Lemborexant, Zolpidem for Sleep Disorders

Comparing Lemborexant, Zolpidem for Sleep Disorders

New data for lemborexant, a drug being studied for the treatment of sleep disorders, has been announced.

FDA Accepts NDA for Narcolepsy, OSA-Related Sleepiness Treatment

FDA Accepts NDA for Narcolepsy, OSA-Related Sleepiness Treatment

The FDA has accepted the New Drug Application for solriamfetol for the treatment of sleep disorders.

Poor Sleep Associated With Worse PTSD, Chronic Pain in Youth

Poor Sleep Associated With Worse PTSD, Chronic Pain in Youth

For youth, poor sleep worsens the associations between PTSD symptoms and chronic pain.

BMI, Sleep Duration Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Major Depression

BMI, Sleep Duration Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Major Depression

Male gender, excessive daytime sleepiness, and presence of metabolic syndrome were among the risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea in major depression.

Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Help Prevent PTSD Progression

Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Help Prevent PTSD Progression

CPAP therapy shows to reduce PTSD symptoms in veterans with PTSD and OSA.

Blocking Blue Light May Reduce Insomnia

Blocking Blue Light May Reduce Insomnia

Wearing amber lenses for 2 hours before bedtime is associated with improved sleep, for individuals with insomnia symptoms.

Sleep Disruptions Associated With Increased Amyloid Production

Sleep Disruptions Associated With Increased Amyloid Production

Increased amyloid-β production in adults can lead to disrupted sleep.

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