Africa & Middle East
Multiple studies indicate that SDB contributes to or exacerbates cardiovascular disease. SDB is associated with an increased incidence of hypertension, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, stroke, and even death1,2 .
Treating OSA with CPAP has been shown to: Increase left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF); reduce blood pressure; and may reduce the risk of cardiovascular fatal and non-fatal events.3-6
Key research in the area of OSA and cardiovascular diseases has found that SDB: