Depression is a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea.
Fifty patients aged (25-72) that had obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and were suspected of having depression completed a self-rating test that looked for signs of depression before getting treatment for their sleep apnea.
Twenty-five of those had scores greater than 50, which are consistent with people having depression.
These twenty-five participants also had more respiratory events/hr when compared with the group that scored less than 50 on the test.
They got […]