Sleep-disordered breathing: A condition characterized by repeated episodes of hypopnea (underbreathing) and apnea (not breathing) during sleep. A significant proportion of adults are thought to experience sleep-disordered breathing.
Sleep-disordered breathing can cause temporary elevations in blood pressure in association with lowered blood oxygen levels and may cause elevated blood pressure during the daytime and, in time, sustained high blood pressure.
SECTION 5 - SLEEP DISORDERS SLEEP-DISORDERED BREATHING Adult Background Sleep-Disordered ...
Sleep-Disordered Breathing Online Medical Reference - covering Definition through Treatment. Authored by Daniel A. Culver of the Cleveland Clinic.
Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Hypoxia, and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Women
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According to a new study, older women with sleep-disordered breathing are more likely to develop cognitive impairment or dementia. "Sleep-disordered ...