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Use of CPAP for sleep apnea reduces blood pressure for patients with difficult to treat hypertension

Among patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension that requires 3 or more medications to control, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for 12 weeks resulted in a decrease in 24-hour average and diastolic blood pressure and an improvement in the nocturnal blood pressure pattern, compared to patients who did not receive CPAP, according to a study appearing in the December 11issue of JAMA.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-12/tjn…

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