Sleep Apnea and Mental Health by Sound Sleep Medical

Sleep Apnea & Mental Health: Exploring the Connection

With moderate to severe sleep apnea affecting 1 in 15 adults, and a high overlap of mental health and sleep disorders, one has to wonder: can treating sleep apnea improve mental health? In a recent study, nearly 73% of sleep apnea patients had clinically significant depressive symptoms prior to sleep apnea treatment. After receiving treatment for 3 months, the depressive symptoms remained in just 4% of the patients.

This infographic explores the connection between sleep apnea and mental health, and outlines some warning signs of when to seek treatment for sleep apnea.

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