Sleep Apnea May Impact Brain Function, mood and Skills

By Dr Deepu

HealthDay (2/29, Dallas) reports that a study published in the Journal of Sleep Research suggests that “sleep apnea may have an impact on brain function.” Investigators “examined levels of two brain chemicals: glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid, also known as GABA.” The research indicated that individuals “with sleep apnea have lower levels of GABA and abnormally high levels of glutamate.”