This little-recognized sleep disorder has no currently approved therapies. But lower-sodium oxybate was so life-changing for some patients in clinical trials that they wanted to stay on the drug afterward.
Long shifts and night shifts can lead to shift work disorder, and the stress of the Covid-19 pandemic is exacerbating the problem. A certified nurse practitioner from Cleveland Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center offers guidance on how caregivers can combat their exhaustion.
One of the first clinic-based studies comparing positive airway pressure and upper airway stimulation finds each to have advantages in differing outcomes, laying the groundwork for future studies.