A GP guide to comorbid insomnia and sleep apnoea
Insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea often coexist - it's important to identify and treat both conditions to ensure positive outcomes
Need to know:
- Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and insomnia often coexist — a comorbidity that is known as COMISA.
- Studies show a high overlap between the two conditions.
- Traditionally, the two conditions have been viewed as distinct entities; however, they may be interrelated.
- It is important to consider both in patients who present with sleep