Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0277

+44 1478 350008

Amir Reihani

Department of Medicine, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT, USA

  • Research Article   
    Evaluating the effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Treatment with CPAP on Menopause Rating Scale (MRS) among post-menopausal women
    Author(s): Amir Reihani*, Jacob P. VanHouten and Vivek Jain

    Background: Menopause is associated with increases in sleep-related complaints, including insomnia and mood disorders with associated sleep disruption. Decreased sleep efficiency seen on the polysomnography (PSG) may be related to menopause, OSA, or aging. To identify and treat a new pattern of problems that present with the onset of menopause, sleep physicians should have a better understanding of the effect of OSA treatment with CPAP on quality of life among menopausal women. Therefore, in this study, we hypothesized that sleep architecture improvement with the treatment of OSA would result in subjective improvements in sleep quality in postmenopausal women as assessed by the Post PSG Sleep Assessment (PPSA). Method: In this study, we prospectively analyzed 49 menopausal women diagnosed with OSA presenting to the George Washington University.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0277.20.9.322

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