Blood pressure regulation, autonomic control and sleep disordered breathing in children.

@article{Nisbet2014BloodPR,
  title={Blood pressure regulation, autonomic control and sleep disordered breathing in children.},
  author={Lauren C. Nisbet and Stephanie R. Yiallourou and Lisa M Walter and Rosemary S C Horne},
  journal={Sleep medicine reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          179-89
        }
}
Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) ranges in severity from primary snoring (PS) to obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). In adults, SDB is associated with adverse cardiovascular consequences which are mediated, in part, by autonomic dysfunction. Although SDB is common in children, fewer paediatric studies have investigated these cardiovascular effects. Initial research focused on those with OSA, indeed children with PS were occasionally utilised as the comparison control group. However, it is essential… CONTINUE READING
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