Observations About The World Of Sleep Medicine From A Sleep Physician
Friday, July 6, 2012
Cannabinoids and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Marijuana can reduce nausea and vomiting in cancer patients, and researchers have made synthetic versions of the active ingredient in Marijuana, called cannabinoids. This article discusses how sleep researchers are studying the effects of these cannabinoids on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This is exciting, as currently there is no medication that can treat OSA.