What Might Be Obstructing Your Patient’s CPAP Adherence
Insidious factors impact sleep disorder screening, diagnosis, treatment, and surprisingly, even the likelihood of a sleep disorder as seemingly based on a physical blockage as OSA.
The European Medicines Agency approved Wakix for the treatment of narcolepsy in children over 6 years of age, with or without cataplexy.
Remarkably, compared with children who never had bad dreams, those who had persistent bad dreams were 76% more likely to develop cognitive impairment and were 640% more likely to develop Parkinson’s.
Sleep health researchers shine light on some of the most common myths held by parents and caregivers about their adolescents’ sleep.
The death of black men from sleep apnea has continued to rise, in contrast to rates that have flattened for white people and Black females.
“Sleep difficulties are are highly prevalent and debilitating symptoms reported in patients with post-acute sequealae of COVID-19."
A study presented at SLEEP 2022 finds that those who shared a bed with a partner most nights reported less severe insomnia, less fatigue, and more time asleep than those who said they never share a bed with a partner.
The VA proposes to revise the rating criteria for sleep apnea to primarily provide compensation more compatible with earning impairment.
Further work could attempt to change the sleeping circumstances of low-income workers to see if better sleep quality, not just increased sleep quantity, makes a difference.
The 2022 Sleep in America Poll documents opportunities to improve daily activities linked with a range of positive sleep and health outcomes.