High blood pressure a problem?

For the  2% to 4% of the population in Western countries who experience obstructive sleep apnea (according to a 2002 study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine) two therapies offer positive benefits.
A report by Donna Domino, Features Editor for DrBicupid.com takes a closer look at findings that two types of devices reduce blood pressure in sleep apnea patients:
Both continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and mandibular advancement devices (MADs) reduce blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Read the full story to learn more:  http://www.drbicuspid.com/index.aspx?sec=nws&sub=rad&pag=dis&ItemID=319017

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s