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Could Treating Sleep Apnea Help with Depression?

We know that people with chronic health problems often experience depression or anxiety associated with their condition, but the link with sleep apnea is stronger than usual. Mood disorders are common in people with sleep apnea, and depression is so commonly linked that it often masks the underlying problem [...]

By |June 26th, 2019|Depression, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Could Treating Sleep Apnea Help with Depression?

Sleep Apnea Can Fuel Depression in Kids

Depression is an oft-overlooked side-effect of sleep apnea, and it can be especially dangerous to one of sleep apnea’s most oft-overlooked demographics: children. Sleep Apnea and Children Upward of 3 percent of children are believed to suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a recent Fox News report that examines the [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|Depression, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Can Fuel Depression in Kids

Some Stay Sleepy Despite CPAP

A limited attention span, impaired decision-making skills and daytime fatigue are among the common side-effects of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Treatment is supposed to eliminate these and other effects of sleep apnea. However, a new study indicates those complications may persist even if an individual is treated with continuous positive airway pressure [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|CPAP, Depression, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Some Stay Sleepy Despite CPAP

Baby Boomers at Higher Risk of Depression In the US

Constant sleep disruption is just one of many known factors that can lead to depression. The list of other known contributors is lengthy, and includes physical health, social isolation, age, and habits. A recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found that it may also depend on what generation you are part of. In the index [...]

By |February 18th, 2015|Depression, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Baby Boomers at Higher Risk of Depression In the US

Depression and Heart Disease Linked

A recent article posted in the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, designed to provide up-to-date health information world-wide, discusses a health index that found a close link between heart failure and depression. This index included 164,102 adults in the U.S. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in adults in the United States. Recent [...]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Depression, Heart, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Depression and Heart Disease Linked
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