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Blood Pressure Rose in Kids with Sleep Apnea
In adults, sleep apnea is tied to higher blood pressure. Does sleep apnea produce the same result in children?
How Obesity Affects Health
Besides tobacco use, obesity is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States.
Breathing Easier Helped Blood Pressure Too
High blood pressure affects millions of Americans, and having obstructive sleep apnea can make the condition worse. But treatment can make a difference.
Getting to the Heart of Sleep Apnea
A sleeping disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea can have an impact on much more than your sleeping patterns. It can also affect your risk for other conditions.
Sleep Apnea Risks Not Only for Adults
People with sleep apnea experience pauses in their breathing or shallow breaths while they sleep. In adults, the condition has been linked to diabetes and heart disease, but that link is less clear in younger people with sleep apnea.
Not Enough Oxygen May Hurt Your Heart
Not getting enough oxygen during sleep can cause problems. This is the situation for many untreated sleep apnea patients. And one of those problems could affect the heart.
Poor Sleep May Trigger Heart Attacks
For heart attack patients, getting post-traumatic stress disorder is fairly common. Those with PTSD are also likely to have another cardiac event, and sleep troubles may play a role.
Sleeping Beauty to Protect the Heart
While some women past menopause have to deal with hot flashes and night sweats, others have to watch their sleeping patterns. How they sleep can affect their heart health.
Give Your Heart a Good Night’s Sleep
It's frustrating enough when you toss and turn, unable to fall asleep. It's worse when you can't stay asleep. And now it seems these sleeping problems may affect more than your rest.
PAP Helps Blood Pressure Blues
When snoring indicates someone has sleep apnea, it's more than annoying. It can be harmful to your health — especially if you already have high blood pressure.