SLEEP DISORDER AND HEART DISEASE

Last updated: 19 Nov 2021  |  382 Views  | 

SLEEP DISORDER AND HEART DISEASE

 

SLEEP DISORDER AND HEART DISEASE


One of the problems with insomnia is an airway obstruction from a loose muscle or OSA central sleep apnea, or obesity, with a short pause in breathing for about 10-30 seconds It occurs multiple times while sleeping, occurring in 4% in middle-aged men and 2% in women. It is considered a condition affecting the heart and blood vessels.

How sleep problems affect the heart

This increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart failure, cerebrovascular disease. Breathing increases the stress hormone epinephrine (epinephrine). ), which will shed hundreds of times at night This causes a decrease in oxygen in the blood. Stopping breathing can affect atrial fibrillation, myocardial ischemia, pulmonary hypertension, and can lead to overweight. The more people who sleep less than 5 hours or more than 9 hours, the risk of coronary heart disease.


symptom
There is a pause in breathing, snoring, tiredness, headache in the morning. insomnia during the day

diagnosis
from taking history Check for abnormalities in the lungs, heart, nose, and throat. You should consult a clinic that has a sleep monitor at night. During the assessment, it records brain activity, respiration, oxygen levels. and heartbeat

treatment

Reduce blood pressure, help reduce disease and heart function. Use a CPAP machine to help open the windpipe at night. and so on Changing lifestyle, losing weight, sleeping on your side, quitting smoking avoid drinking alcohol and drugs that cause insomnia mouthpiece Surgical breathing apparatus to help widen breathing.


Things to do

You should see your doctor regularly.

Tell your doctor if using CPAP doesn't improve or has side effects.

Be careful of the dangers of driving and using machinery while you are drowsy.




don't do

no smoking

do not drink alcohol especially before bedtime

 

 

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