Lack of Tissue Oxygenation from Sleep Apnea Linked to Parkinson’s, Study Suggests

Lack of Tissue Oxygenation from Sleep Apnea Linked to Parkinson’s, Study Suggests
Lack of tissue oxygenation associated with episodes of upper airway obstruction in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) may increase the levels of alpha-synuclein in the blood and may contribute to the development of Parkinson’s disease, a study says. The study, “Plasma α‐synuclein levels are increased in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome,” was published in the Annals of Clinical ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-04-30By Joana Carvalho