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If I have sleep apnea and depression, will the apnea improve if I improve my depression?

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Dr. Robert Ryan
Dentistry

In brief: See below

It's more likely the other way around.
Your depression is more likely to improve if your quality and amount of sleep improves. You may need a sleep study for a complete diagnosis.

In brief: See below

It's more likely the other way around.
Your depression is more likely to improve if your quality and amount of sleep improves. You may need a sleep study for a complete diagnosis.
Dr. Robert Ryan
Dr. Robert Ryan
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Usually opposite

Usually improving apnea improves depression not the other way.

In brief: Usually opposite

Usually improving apnea improves depression not the other way.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Unlikely

It's the other way around.
.. Improving the apnea may improve the depression.

In brief: Unlikely

It's the other way around.
.. Improving the apnea may improve the depression.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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