Medical News Summary: Sleep apnea can cause depression and high blood pressure


About: Sleep apnea can cause depression and high blood pressure
Date: 28 April 2004
Source: Deseret Morning News
Author: Louis M. Collins
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Deseret Morning News): 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.
Related Disease Topics: Sleep Apnea, Depression, Heart disease, Stroke
Related Symptom Topics: Tiredness, high blood pressure

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