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Persistent Depression Despite CPAP? Treat Daytime Sleepiness.

Persistent Depression Despite CPAP? Treat Daytime Sleepiness. Untreated sleep apnea is associated with depression symptoms. The treatment with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) improves these symptoms in most, but not all patients. In this multicenter prospective cohort study published in January 2014 CHEST journal, researchers evaluated 300 patients with OSAHS and depressive symptoms. After an […]

Anxious @ CPAP? Try These Desensitization Techniques!

Anxious @ CPAP? Try These Desensitization Techniques! CPAP (Continuos Positive Airway Pressure) therapy for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea can be frightening for some. I have seen  fear on their faces as soon as I walk in the exam room to discuss the treatment. For those patients, I have successfully used the desensitization technique […]