Continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea optimally used at night reduces resting heart rate during the day.
Researchers found unadjusted mean Sleep Apnea Scale of the Sleep Disorders Questionnaire scores, as well as scores high enough to represent likely OSA, were similar in patients with generalized vs focal epilepsy.
The use of CPAP alone does not appear to improve hepatic steatosis and fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and obstructive sleep apnea.
History of obstructive sleep apnea is independently associated with a higher risk for confirmed vertebral fracture.
Combined palatal and tongue surgery reduces the number of apnea and hypopnea events in adults with obstructive sleep apnea for whom conventional therapy has failed.