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AHA releases statement on OSA and cardiovascular disease

June 29, 2021HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine – Obstructive sleep apnea is often under recognized and understated in cardiovascular practice, despite its high prevalence in patients with heart diseases and the vulnerability of cardiac patients to OSA-related stressors and adverse cardiovascular outcomes, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association. “We recommend screening for OSA in patients with resistant/poorly controlled hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, and recurrent atrial...

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Sleep apnea impairs blood pressure regulation

November 18, 2016HME News Staff

KELOWNA, British Columbia - Sleep apnea has an immediate negative impact on blood pressure, according to a new study. Just six hours of fluctuating oxygen levels associated with sleep apnea impairs the body's ability to regulate blood pressure, say researchers at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus. The study, in which healthy young adults wore ventilating masks for six hours and had their oxygen levels alternated to mimic apnea symptoms, also found damaging blood flow patterns in...

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