Changes in daytime sleepiness, quality of life, and objective sleep patterns in seasonal allergic rhinitis: a controlled clinical trial.

@article{Stuck2004ChangesID,
  title={Changes in daytime sleepiness, quality of life, and objective sleep patterns in seasonal allergic rhinitis: a controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Boris Alexander Stuck and Julia Czajkowski and A E Hagner and L Klimek and Thomas Verse and Karl Hoermann and Joachim Theodor Maurer},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={113 4},
  pages={663-8}
}
BACKGROUND It has long been assumed that allergic rhinitis leads to daytime sleepiness and a deterioration of nocturnal sleep, yet systematic studies have only been rarely conducted in this field. OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of seasonal allergic rhinitis on subjective and objective sleep patterns, quality of life, and daytime sleepiness in otherwise healthy subjects in comparison with nonallergic volunteers. METHODS Twenty-five patients with… CONTINUE READING