Growth Hormone May Help Adults Sleep Better Without Raising Apnea Risk

Growth Hormone May Help Adults Sleep Better Without Raising Apnea Risk

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Growth Hormone May Help Adults Sleep Better Without Raising Apnea Risk

In adults with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), use of growth hormone (GH) treatment may improve the quality of sleep with no significant negative effects on breathing, such as obstructive sleep apnea, a Scandinavian study suggested. The study, “Effects of Growth Hormone treatment on sleep-related parameters in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome,” was published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBDs), which include central and obstructive apnea, are frequent in people with PWS.…

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