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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.

Increased Amyloid Burden With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Increased Amyloid Burden With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea and intermittent hypoxia may be mechanisms that are associated with marker of increased amyloid burden.

Home Sleep Apnea Testing: AASM Position Statement

Home Sleep Apnea Testing: AASM Position Statement

Home sleep apnea tests are designed to help diagnose OSA in adults.

Prescription, OTC Sleep Medications Often Used in Older Adults

Prescription, OTC Sleep Medications Often Used in Older Adults

Over 33% of older adults have reported using medication to help them sleep.

Implant for Central Sleep Apnea Approved

Implant for Central Sleep Apnea Approved

The device stimulates a nerve in the chest that is involved in transmitting signals to the diaphragm to stimulate breathing.

Hypoxia During Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Benefit Bone Health in Menopausal Women

Hypoxia During Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Benefit Bone Health in Menopausal Women

The risk of bone health decline in menopausal women is reduced with intermittent hypoxia in OSA.

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