Does having sleep apnea make me less intelligent?

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Does having sleep apnea make me less intelligent?

Sleeping is something that most of us take for granted, without realizing that this process is as important to life and health as eating and breathing. When we don't get enough sleep, our body suffers in many ways: lack of sleep causes headaches, loss of concentration, as well as bad mood and hyperactivity in children....

Prof. Hernández Alfaro and his research team publish in the Open Respiratory Research magazine

Prof. Federico Hernández-Alfaro, Dr. Adaia Valls, Dr. Jorge Masià, Dr. Maria Giralt and Dr. Raquel Guijarro have recently published an article in the first quarter magazine BMJ Open Respiratory Research. This paper shows the conclusions of a study on the effects of maxillomandibular surgical advancement on the dimensions of the pharyngeal airway and the apnea-hypopnea...

Monomaxillary orthognathic surgery: uses and methods

Orthognathic surgery is indicated to treat the imbalances that exist between the jaw and maxilla of a patient. When we talk about monomaxillary orthognathic surgery, we mean an intervention that treats only one of these two parts, either the jaw or the maxilla. Thus, monomaxillary orthognathic surgery can be of two types:   Orthognathic maxillary...

The role of the maxillofacial surgeon in the treatment of Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is very widespread problem among the population and it is also a condition that requires a multidisciplinary treatment. Why does the maxillofacial surgeon play such an important role in OSAS treatment? ¿What other specialists should intervene in the process? The Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is a multifactorial and chronical condition, i.e., its...