Effectiveness of lifestyle interventions on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): systematic review and meta-analysis.

TitleEffectiveness of lifestyle interventions on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): systematic review and meta-analysis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsAraghi MH, Chen Y-F, Jagielski A, Choudhury S, Banerjee D, Hussain S, Thomas NG, Taheri S
JournalSleep
Volume36
Issue10
Pagination1553-62, 1562A-1562E
Date Published2013 Oct
Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder associated with several adverse health outcomes. Given the close association between OSA and obesity, lifestyle and dietary interventions are commonly recommended to patients, but the evidence for their impact on OSA has not been systematically examined.

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0076036
Alternate JournalSleep