Untreated Sleep Apnea Can Lead To Increased metabolic And Cardiovascular Stress

Sleep apnea when left untreated can lead to increased metabolic and cardiovascular .

According to findings, published in the August issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, when left untreated even for days can increase and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure.

“This is one of the first studies to show real-time effects of on metabolism during the night,” says Jonathan Jun, M.D., assistant professor of at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the paper’s senior author.

Journal Reference :

1. Swati Chopra, Aman Rathore, Haris Younas, Luu V. Pham, Chenjuan Gu, Aleksandra Beselman, Il-Young Kim, Robert R. Wolfe, Jamie Perin, Vsevolod Y. Polotsky, Jonathan C. Jun. Obstructive Apnea Dynamically Increases Nocturnal Plasma Free Fatty Acids, Glucose, and Cortisol during Sleep. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism , 2017; DOI: 10.1210/jc.2017-00619

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