Obstructive Sleep Apnea’s Role with Cognition, Multimorbidity, and Mental Health
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by an obstruction in the throat which halts breathing. Consequently, the person’s sleep is disrupted many times every hour, and affected individuals are at a heightened risk of death when they go to sleep. The purpose of this literature review is to examine the chronic effects from hypoxia. Cognitive impairments, associations with multimorbidity and a correlation with damaged mental health are all studied effects of untreated obstructive sleep apnea. Studies were chosen that analyzed the damage resulting from hypoxia. The results show ...