Tuesday 10 December 2019

How OSA is related with ADHD?

There is now a new study published in the prestigious online publication https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ regarding the effects of sleep apnea on ADHD. The findings are quite startling indeed. It is now found that patients with obstructive sleep apnea are highly likely to get ADHD. 


The researchers looked at a sample pool of patients that were suffering from OSA and they found that over 95% of patients were also suffering ADHD. 
The study further found that those patients that had remedied Obstructive Sleep Apnea had also seen a remarkable improvement in their attention span, memory retention and their cognitive capabilities. This gives further steam to the 

1.Idea that OSA does have a deep impact on the way we think and how our brains function. You can
Find the complete study here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21808754
Likely witnessing the side-effects of OSA.

2.It can now be conclusively stated that those of us who suffer from OSA and are also having difficulty focusing and issues with memory retention could be also suffering from ADHD as a result of the same.

3. There are over 6 well-documented studies that have been conducted to study the effects of OSA on ADHD and it has been found in all six studies that treating OSA accompanied an immediate and proportional improvement in behavior, inattention, and overall ADHD.

4.If you or anyone you suffer from OSA and are also witnessing symptoms of ADHD you should consider the possibility that your OSA could be the underlying cause for your problems. 

5.Symptoms of ADHD include Impulsiveness, Disorganization and problems prioritizing, Poor time management skills, Problems focusing on a task, Trouble multitasking, Excessive activity or restlessness and Poor planning, Low frustration tolerance.

In this case, you need to reach out ASAP and book an appointment, we'll recommend an appropriate course of action after consultation.

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