Sleep Apnea Treatment Improves Golf Performance!

 

A new study suggests treating obstructive sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP therapy, improves golf performance in middle-aged men.

 

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Up to six months of CPAP treatment was associated with significant improvements in excessive daytime sleepiness.
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CPAP patients also experienced better quality of life and an 11% drop in their average handicap index.

Among the more skilled golfers with baseline handicaps of 12 or less, the average handicap dropped by 31%.

Patients attributed their enhanced performance to improved concentration, endurance and decision making.

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