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Sleep disorders may increase risk for Alzheimer's disease

Sleep disorders may increase risk for Alzheimer's disease

Obstructive sleep apnea and sleep-disordered breathing are associated with amyloid deposition.

Obstructive sleep apnea in adults: a new clinical practice guideline

Six guidelines establish updated clinical practice recommendations for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

Pharmacologic treatment of insomnia: a new clinical practice guideline

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that the new pharmacologic guidelines be used in conjunction with other AASM guidelines for insomnia.

Opinion

Helping patients get enough sleep

Teaching patients to practice good sleep hygiene can help them get the correct amount of sleep.

Is sleeping with a partner helpful or hurtful?

A study showed that sleep coregulation can occur in close, romantic relationships.

Psychotropic medication use in children

Whether to prescribe psychotropic medications in children with anxiety and sleep disorders is a common ethical dilemma faced by primary care providers.

Features

Helping patients get enough sleep

Teaching patients to practice good sleep hygiene can help them get the correct amount of sleep.

Is sleeping with a partner helpful or hurtful?

A study showed that sleep coregulation can occur in close, romantic relationships.

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