Thyroid Surgery Linked to Improved Sleep Apnea Symptoms
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|Tue, 11-29-2011 - 10:09am|
According to Health Day News:
Surgery to remove all or part of an enlarged thyroid gland, known as a thyroidectomy, appears to reduce snoring and other symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea, according to a new study.
Researchers compared symptoms in patients with obstructive sleep apnea before and eight weeks after they had a thyroidectomy. Symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea include snoring, disrupted breathing during sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness. READ MORE