Are sleep-related breathing disorders important contributing factors to the production of essential hypertension?

@article{Silverberg2001AreSB,
  title={Are sleep-related breathing disorders important contributing factors to the production of essential hypertension?},
  author={Donald S. Silverberg and Arie S Oksenberg},
  journal={Current hypertension reports},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={209-15}
}
About 50% of all patients with essential hypertension have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and another 40% of essential hypertension patients are habitual snorers, but without OSA. There is now convincing evidence that both OSA and habitual snoring are independent risk factors for essential hypertension, and that treatment of OSA will reduce the blood pressure. There is also some evidence that treatment of habitual snoring will also reduce the blood pressure. If this is the case, then we… CONTINUE READING

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