Health: Sleep

What is painsomnia?
Sleep

What is painsomnia?

By Whitney Luke, MD, MBOE

Is your pain worse at night? It’s not uncommon. Here’s what an Ohio State pain medicine expert has to say about “painsomnia” and what you can do.

Is it dementia or the effects of sleep apnea?
Sleep

Is it dementia or the effects of sleep apnea?

By Jesse Mindel, MD

The cognitive symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea, the most common type of sleep apnea, are similar to some of the cognitive symptoms of dementia. Besides leaving you sleepy during the day, sleep apnea can cause forgetfulness, as well as trouble concentrating, organizing and planning.

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