Sleep apnea may offer protection from heart attack

07.01.2013                      25.Tewet. 5773

Medizin:

Sleep apnea may offer protection from heart attack

Findings of study show some heart attack patients may actually benefit from mild to moderate sleep-disordered breathing.

Doctors have for years warned people suffering from sleep apnea – where they awaken momentarily dozens or even hundreds of times per night – to lose weight and wear so-called continuous positive airway devices on their noses to increase their oxygen supply and reduce their resultant risk for cardiovascular disease….