TITLE

Patients with severe allergic rhinitis are more often affected by sleep disorders

AUTHOR(S)
Pillai, Anilkumar
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Feb2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the impact of allergic rhinitis on the quality of sleep and social life of human beings, based on a French study. There were 591 patients selected for the nationwide controlled cross sectional epidemiological study in which people with major nasal septum deviation were excluded. The study revealed that several patients used sedative drugs and alcohol due to sleep impairment. In addition, snoring and sleep apnoea were significantly higher in patients with allergic rhinitis.
ACCESSION #
24221285

 

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