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Sleep apnea can cause depression and high blood pressure

Studies show that sleep apnea can contribute to depression and heart disease if undiagnosed. Symptoms of sleep apnea are tiredness, high blood pressure and stroke. A study of 200000 patients being treated for depression and high blood pressure were 18 more times likely to be diagnosed with sleep apnea.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Deseret Morning News

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About: Sleep apnea can cause depression and high blood pressure

Date: 28 April 2004

Source: Deseret Morning News

Author: Louis M. Collins


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