Vasoactive Hormones During the Night in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Before and After Treatment With CPAP.
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We wanted to test the hypothesis that treatment with continuous positive airway pressure reduces nocturnal hypoxia and thereby affecting levels of vasoactive hormones leading to a fall in blood pressure patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Age between 20 and 65 years
Obstructive sleep apnea
Hypertension or normal blood pressure
Drug or alcohol abuse
History or clinical signs of disease in the heart, lungs, brain,liver, kidneys or endocrine organs