The effect of reduced oxygen saturation during sleep on depression.

Conclusions: Hypoxia during sleep and duration of hypoxic periods are a risk factor for the development of depression with therapeutic and diagnostic consequences. Orv Hetil. 2019; 160(20): 780-783. PMID: 31081357 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Orvosi Hetilap - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Orv Hetil Source Type: research

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