Sleep Disordered Breathing

Sleepiness epidemic hits Australia

A new national sleep study involving the University of Adelaide reveals Australia is in the grip of a sleep deprivation epidemic that is dragging down the nation's productivity, risking safety and damaging mental health.

Feb 09, 2017
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Significant physiologic changes in breathing take place during normal sleep related to alterations in respiratory drive and musculature.

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