Untreated Sleep Apnea May Increase Odds of Hypertension In Black Adults

Healio
02 Jan, 2019 ,

According to findings published in Circulation obstructive sleep apnea is related to increased odds of resistant hypertension in black adults This study was conducted in 664 black participants and they concluded that moderate or severe OSA as a respiratory event index of 15 or more and nocturnal hypoxemia as percent sleep time with less than 90 oxyhemoglobin saturation

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