Effect of hypertension on upper airway function and sleep apnoea

ALAN R. SCHWARTZ, JAMES A. ROWLEY, CHRISTOPHER O'DONNELL, EARL D. KING, ALEXANDER MAYOR, PHILIP L. SMITH

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Abstract

SUMMARY  Current evidence suggests that elevations in blood pressure during obstructive apnoeic episodes increase pharyngeal collapsibility and the severity of obstructive sleep apnoea.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-88
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Sleep Research
Volume4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1995

Keywords

  • blood pressure
  • collapsibility
  • hypertension
  • sleep apnoea
  • upper airway

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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