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Can sleep apnea cause psychological problems?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jose Medina-Bairan
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
5 doctors agree
In brief: OSA
Yes, it can create irritability, depression like symptoms, poor concentration, poor memory and many others.

In brief: OSA
Yes, it can create irritability, depression like symptoms, poor concentration, poor memory and many others.
Dr. Jose Medina-Bairan
Dr. Jose Medina-Bairan
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea can cause depression decreased sex drive decreased attention, concetration, memory etc.

In brief: Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea can cause depression decreased sex drive decreased attention, concetration, memory etc.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Mike Deldar
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Your brain and your body need to rest and rejuvenate which it happens during sleep.

In brief: Yes
Your brain and your body need to rest and rejuvenate which it happens during sleep.
Dr. Mike Deldar
Dr. Mike Deldar
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
The chronic fatigue of sleep apnea and the physiologic stress of apnea can lead to psychological issues .
.. Like depression.

In brief: Yes
The chronic fatigue of sleep apnea and the physiologic stress of apnea can lead to psychological issues .
.. Like depression.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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