Features October 2014 Issue

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk Of Resistant Hypertension

Cleveland Clinic study shows that even aggressive medication use may not be enough to control high blood pressure if you have obstructive sleep apnea.

If you have difficulty controlling your blood pressure, even with the use of multiple antihypertensive medications, itís more likely you may also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Thatís the conclusion of a Cleveland Clinic study published recently in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, published by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

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