Marijuana Use May Be Messing Up Your Sleep

February 16, 2015 6:31 AM

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A new study conducted by researchers from the Nationwide Children's Hospital found that close to 10 percent of adolescents sent to a Sleep Center for evaluation of excessive daytime sleepiness also screened positive for marijuana use.

"Our findings highlight and support the important step of obtaining a urine drug screen, in any patients older than 13 years of age, before accepting test findings consistent with narcolepsy, prior to physicians confirming this diagnosis," said Mark L. Splaingard, MD, director of the Sleep Disorders...

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