Men With Undiagnosed, Severe OSA May Have Increased Risk For Depression

HealthDay (5/19, Doheny) reports that according to a study due for presentation at a medical meeting, “men with undiagnosed, severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) had more than double the risk of depression compared to those without sleep apnea.” The 860-man study also revealed that “men who had both undiagnosed, severe apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness had” up to a “five times greater” risk of depression.

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— “Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds,” Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay, May 18, 2015.

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