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 College of Cardiology Foundation http://content.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleid=1139136
Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease: An American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation Scientific Statement; 2008 Sep 2; www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18725495