Monthly Archives: November 2018

People who are over 60 and have been diagnosed with sleep apnoea could lessen the threat of enduring heart failure simply by using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask during sleep to aid with breathing.

Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the study explored the link between sleep apnoea and heart failure.  Sleep apnoea  is a condition wherein a person stops breathing from 5 to 30 times per hour during sleep.

Previous scientific researches and studies have indicated that people with untreated obstructive sleep apnoea  (OSA) are at risk of developing comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke, arrythmias and heart attack.  … Read More...