Sleep apnea is a common and chronic condition in which breathing stops…

Sleep apnea is the leading cause of excessive daytime sleepiness, and can cause high blood pressure, which raises heart disease risk. Mandibular advancement devices work by pushing the jaw and tongue forward to keep the airway open during sleep. In continuous positive airway pressure, patients wear a face mask hooked up to a device that produces mild air pressure to keep the airway open. these two common treatments for the condition both lower blood pressure.

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2018-03-12T11:01:38+01:00 December 8th, 2017|Sleep Apnea|