What Is RBD (REM Behavior Disorder)?

Behavioral Sleep Syndrome is one of the major predictors of Parkinson’s disease. Symptoms include vivid dreams, which are typically characterized by threatening sleep content and muscle activity. Characteristic of the syndrome is the preservation of muscle tension during REM sleep and sleep-related behaviors shown by video registration in sleep polysomnography.

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Treatment Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea In Adults

Summary on the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults The treatment of overweight sleep apnea patient always includes weight management and lifestyle counseling. In mild sleep apnea, weight loss may be an adequate treatment. The primary treatment for moderate to severe sleep apnea syndrome is Continuous Positive Airway Pressure –machine (CPAP), which produces a continuous overpressure in the airways through a mask to keep the upper airways open during sleep. Sleep apnea mouthpieces and mouthguards are particularly suitable for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea and those who for some reason cannot be treated with CPAP therapy. If conservative therapies fail to respond adequately to the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, or if a patient has significant structural abnormalities of the upper respiratory tract or face that predispose to sleep apnea, surgical interventions may be considered.

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