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Study: CPAP therapy may decrease cognitive impairment

April 17, 2015HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - Sleep disordered breathing is associated with early mental decline and Alzheimer's disease, but treatment with CPAP therapy may delay the onset of problems, according to a new study. Researchers at New York University Langone Medical Center found people with sleep-disordered breathing became cognitively impaired an average of about 10 years sooner than those without the disorder. They also found, compared to those whose sleep disorder was untreated, those using CPAP therapy delayed...

cognitive impairment, CPAP, Sleep Apnea


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