sleep apnea and obesity :

Zaria Muldrow



Facts :

1) Sleep apnea is caused by obesity.

2) Sleep apnea is more common in obese people than in lean people.

3) Sleep apnea can be detected with a careful history and various sleep study.

4) Obesity and sleep apnea raise blood pressure .

5) Successful treatment can be achieved by devices.

Title: Hypertension Grand Rounds

Authors: Theodore L. Goodfriend and David A. Calhoun

Date published: January4,2004

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