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Study finds statins, but not CPAP therapy, can reduce heart disease

March 22, 2023HME News Staff

NEW YORK – A new study from Columbia University researchers suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins can potentially reduce heart disease in people with obstructive sleep apnea. But, while CPAP therapy improves sleep quality and reduces daytime fatigue in people with OSA, findings from several recent clinical trials show it does not improve heart health as physicians originally hoped, according to a press release by Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Alternative...

CPAP Therapy, Heart disease, statins

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