Silence Your Snore, Save Your Romance
Title: Silence Your Snore, Save Your RomanceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Ahead of Print.
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Obstructive sleep apnea is a common condition, caused primarily by narrowing of the nasal and pharyngeal airway, leading to partial or complete airway collapse during sleep. Treatment with positive airway pressure (PAP) is considered first-line therapy, due to an efficacy rate of approximately 95%, yet long-term compliance with PAP is less than 40%. The efficacy of a sleep oral appliance is lower than PAP, yet it may have similar effectiveness. A sleep oral appliance is a reasonable second-line therapy for patients who refuse or fail PAP and may be reasonable first-line therapy.
INTRODUCTION: Mild obstructive sleep-disordered breathing (oSDB), characterised by habitual snoring without frequent apnoeas and hypopnoeas on polysomnography, is prevalent in children and commonly treated with adenotonsillectomy (AT). However, the absence...
Authors: Magnusson L, Håkansson C, Brandt S, Öberg M, Orban K Abstract Background: In occupational therapy, while several studies have focussed on occupational balance, few have investigated it in the context of sleep.Aims: The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between sleep and occupational balance among women.Material and methods: In total, 157 women responded to the Occupational Balance Questionnaire and Karolinska Sleep Questionnaire. Linear regression was used to analyse data.Results: The median score for occupational balance was 12 (interquartile range [IQR] 9), while that for s...
PMID: 32193845 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
DISCUSSION: Great attention should be given to this condition in infants and children as it will significantly affect their present and future well-being as they grow into adulthood. Healthcare professionals, especially paediatricians, should be trained to recognise the signs and symptoms of the disease in order to send children forward for specialist care in centres dealing with sleep-disordered breathing. PMID: 32203011 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 16 March 2020Source: American Journal of OtolaryngologyAuthor(s): Alper Yenigun, Selahattin Tugrul, Remzi Dogan, Fadlullah Aksoy, Orhan Ozturan
AbstractObstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common pediatric disorder characterized by recurrent events of partial or complete upper airway obstruction during sleep which result in abnormal ventilation and sleep pattern. OSAS in children is associated with neurobehavioral deficits and cardiovascular morbidity which highlights the need for prompt recognition, diagnosis, and treatment. The purpose of this state-of-the-art review is to provide an update on the evaluation and management of children with OSAS with emphasis on children with complex medical comorbidities and those with residual OSAS following first-line ...