Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms beyond sleepiness and snoring: effects of nasal APAP therapy

@article{Cruz2011ObstructiveSA,
  title={Obstructive sleep apnea symptoms beyond sleepiness and snoring: effects of nasal APAP therapy},
  author={Ivo Cruz and Marta Drummond and Jo{\~a}o Carlos Winck},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={361-366}
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and assess the response to nasal automatic positive airway pressure (APAP) therapy of less typical symptoms in patients diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), like fatigue, gasping, nocturia, nocturnal sweating, morning headaches, heartburn, and erectile dysfunction. Ninety-eight male patients with moderate to severe OSA were included in the study (n = 98). In the beginning of the study, an overnight sleep study was performed to… CONTINUE READING
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