Sleep and hypertension

ConclusionsThe hypertension risk might be reduced by treated OSA, ODI, and snoring, as well as appropriate sleep duration. More studies with large sample sizes and high qualities should be included to support the findings further.
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research

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ConclusionIn consequence of this case we are convinced that an untreated obstructive sleep apnea can lead to retropharyngeal hematoma.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The hypertension risk might be reduced by treated OSA, ODI, and snoring, as well as appropriate sleep duration. More studies with large sample sizes and high qualities should be included to support the findings further. PMID: 31402441 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: Sleep Breath Source Type: research
SummaryThe possible relationship between lung cancer and nocturnal intermittent hypoxia, apnea and daytime sleepiness, especially the possible relationship between the occurrence and progression of lung cancer and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) was explored. Forty-five cases of primary lung cancer suitable for surgical resection at the Third Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University between January 2017 and December 2017 were recruited (lung cancer group), and there were 45 patients in the control group who had no significant differences in age, sex and other general data from lung cancer group. The analyz...
Source: Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology -- Medical Sciences -- - Category: Research Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: In present study, the patients with obstructive sleep apnea with long average duration were found to have more negative effects of sleep apnea than the patients with short average duration. We think that the use of mean apnea-hypopnea duration as an indicator with apnea-hypopnea index will be beneficial for the follow-up and treatment of the disease. PMID: 31197639 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: Sleep Breath Source Type: research
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition in which the soft tissues of the throat relax and narrow the airways during sleep, may raise the risk of developing heart problems after surgery, according toresearch published this week inJAMA. In OSA, breathing stops and starts multiple times during sleep, resulting in snoring, gasping for air, poor sleep quality, morning headaches, daytime fatigue, irritability, and difficulty concentrating.The study, led by Matthew T. V. Chan, Ph.D., M.B.B.S., of the Chinese University of Hong Kong included 1,218 patients aged 45 years or older who had abdominal, vascular, or major orthopedic ...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anesthesia cardiovascular disease heart problems JAMA Matthew Chan obstructive sleep apnea OSA sleep problems surgery Source Type: research
We examined the validity of the STOP-Bang questionnaire and a modified STOP-Bang questionnaire to screen for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in women with obesity during the second trimester of pregnancy.Methods:Ninety-nine pregnant women age 18 years or older with body mass index≥ 40 kg/m2 completed the STOP-Bang questionnaire during their second trimester. The number of oxygen desaturation events (≥ 4% from baseline) was measured using overnight pulse oximetry, with OSA defined as≥ 5 events/h. A Modified STOP-Bang score was derived by replacing the“Tired” item with Epworth Sleepiness Scale score≥ 10...
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
The underreporting may contribute to the underdiagnosis in women of obstructive sleep apnea, which can lead to high blood pressure, stroke and other health issues.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
(CNN) — Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream. Many of us have notions about sleep that have little basis in fact and may even be harmful to our health, according to researchers at NYU Langone Health’s School of Medicine, who conducted a study published Tuesday in the journal Sleep Health. “There’s such a link between good sleep and our waking success,” said lead study investigator Rebecca Robbins, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health. “And yet we often find ourselves debunking myths, whether ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Healthwatch News CNN Sleep Source Type: news
Conclusions: Embolism associated with asymptomatic carotid stenosis shows circadian variation with highest rates 4–6 h before midday. This corresponds with peak circadian incidence of stroke and other vascular complications. These and ASED Study results show that monitoring frequency, duration, and time of day are important in ES detection. Introduction Transcranial Doppler (TCD) detected microembolism in the ipsilateral middle cerebral artery (MCA) may help stratify the risk of stroke and other arterial disease complications in persons with advanced (≥60%) asymptomatic carotid stenosis. If so, this techniqu...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusions:Insomnia and sleep apnea are highly prevalent and likely underdiagnosed in this cohort from Lebanon and are associated with disadvantaged socioeconomic status and medical comorbidities. This alarming prevalence of sleep difficulties and disorders calls for future research exploring the causes including the potential effect of social, economic, and political instability, mental and psychological stress, local customs, and environmental factors.Citation:Chami HA, Bechnak A, Isma'eel H, Talih F, Nasreddine L, Nasrallah M, Tamim H. Sleepless in Beirut: sleep difficulties in an urban environment with chronic psychos...
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
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