Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and its association with vitamin D deficiency.

@article{Mete2013ObstructiveSA,
  title={Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and its association with vitamin D deficiency.},
  author={Turkan Mete and Yakup Yalçin and Dilek Sensoz Berker and Bulent Ciftci and Selma Firat Guven and Oya Yanik Topaloglu and Halise Cinar Yavuz and Serdar Guler},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 9},
  pages={
          681-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a widespread disorder characterized by recurrent, partial or complete episodes of apnea due to upper airway tract obstruction during sleeping period. Deficiency of vitamin D has roles in development of many diseases. Association between presence and severity of OSAS and vitamin D has recently gained research interest. AIM The aim of our study was to investigate the association between serum 25-hydroxy [25 (OH)] vitamin D levels and… CONTINUE READING

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