TITLE

The Relationship Between Sleep and Obesity

AUTHOR(S)
Haan, Lutana
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
AARC Times;Jan2015, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article evaluates the relationship between sleep and obesity in the wake of rise in obesity rates. Topics discussed include insufficient sleep resulting in increased appetite due to hormonal changes, the role of obesity in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) caused due to reduction in airway diameter and treatment for OSA involving the positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy, oral appliances and surgical interventions.
ACCESSION #
100178087

 

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