CPAP compliance key to reducing cardiovascular risks of sleep apnea

June 3, 2014   // 0 Comments

MADISON—Long-term compliance with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy may help prevent hypertension and reduce the risk of cardiovascular complications in adults diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. OSA occurs when a person’s airway collapses or is blocked during sleep, resulting ...

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