Surgical removal of adenoids and tonsils, or adenotonsillectomy (AT), has been shown to help children with sleep apnea. Children who had these surgeries have experienced improvements in behavior, quality of life, and other symptoms. This is compared to children without these surgeries.
Among patients who were identified as likely having moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea, treatment based in primary care was not clinically inferior to treatment at a specialist sleep center for improvement in daytime sleepiness scores.
Obstructive sleep apnea and other symptoms of OSA are associated with probable major depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HGNS) produced marked dose-related increases in airflow in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients without arousing them from sleep, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center.
A new study suggests that men with erectile dysfunction (ED) should be screened for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). After adjusting for age and other health conditions, patients with ED were more than twice as likely to have sleep apnea than their normal counterparts.
When The Biggest Loser contestants Sherry Johnston and her daughter Ashley arrived at The Biggest Loser's Ranch (Couple's Edition), they already knew they had sleep apnea. They just hadn't been able to treat it.