Sleep Apnea May Increase Depression Risk The under diagnosed sleep condition takes a serious toll on the mood, like this domain according to March research from the CDC. In fact, men with sleep apnea were more than twice as likely and women more than five times as likely to feel hopeless, lose interest in their regular activites and display other signs of clinical depression, Health.com reported. Snoring did not seem to be associated with depression. Luckily, the very same treatment for sleep apnea may also ease depression, according to Cleveland Clinic research.
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