Sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases: How are they connected?

ISLAMABAD -- In a new study, researchers investigated inflammatory cytokines that are associated with both obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and autoimmune diseases. They found that cytokine levels are abnormal in people with untreated OSA. It is impossible to overstate the importance of a good night's sleep. Getting the right amount of sleep can lower the risk of weight gain, reduce inflammation, improve productivity, and much more. Many people struggle to get enough rest each night. For some, this is due to sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnea. OSA was the focus of a new study, which appears in the journal Clinical Immunology. Researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens looked at

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