Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Health: What you Need to Know

Obstructive Sleep Apnea puts patients as risk of heart disease! The statistics should be stated the in terms of patient with OSA.
– 50% of OSA patients have hypertension
– Severe OSA patients have 2-4X higher odds of arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation

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May is High Blood Pressure Education Month!

83% of drug resistant hypertension patients also have Obstructive Sleep Apnea! Half of Obstructive Sleep Apnea patients also have hypertension! The good news is treatment can help! For example evidence shows when you treat people with sleep apnea, their blood pressure is not only lower at night – it’s also lower during the day. Take time to have your (or your loved ones) sleep evaluated –  it can even be done in your own home! Talk to your us or your medical professional about your sleep today! According to the National Sleep Foundation https://sleepfoundation.org/ask-the-expert/sleep-apnea-and-heart-disease The American Heart Association and the American …

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