CPAP helps with sleep but not dysfunctional breathing

Treatment with CPAP doesn’t appear to help with symptoms of dysfunctional breathing in adults with newly diagnosed obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), Australian research shows. In a prospective study at the Gold Coast University Hospital, almost half (47.6%) of 84 OSA patients referred for CPAP had dysfunctional breathing as indicated by a high Nijmegen questionnaire (NQ) ...

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