SLEEP AND BREATHING, vol.21, no.2, pp.255-261, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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SLEEP AND BREATHING
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Allergic rhinitis, OSAS, Polysomnography, Apnea-hypopnea index, RISK-FACTOR, NASAL OBSTRUCTION, DAYTIME SLEEPINESS, IMPAIRMENT, PATTERNS, QUALITY
Persistent allergic rhinitis (PAR) is characterized by a chronic, eosinophilic inflammation with nasal congestion and rhinorrhea. Nasal congestion can constitute to sleep-disordered breathing problems that range from simple snoring to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of PAR on sleep quality and severity of OSAS.