Friday, November 2, 2018

16 tips to prevent cardiovascular disease : 15 - Screening for sleep apnea :

16 tips to prevent cardiovascular disease : 15 - Screening for sleep apnea
15 - Screening for sleep apnea
Sleep Obstructive Apnea Syndrome (SAOS), which is characterized by the occurrence during sleep of repeated episodes of interruptions (apneas) or significant reductions (hypopneas) in ventilation for more than 10 seconds, affects 1 to 3 million French people. Untreated, it has cardiovascular consequences. "Sleep apnoea syndrome is a cause of stroke, myocardial infarction and aortic dilation," says Professor Claire Mounier-Vehier.


What should alert you and lead you to consult? Snoring, respiratory stops described by those around you, frequent nocturnal awakenings (often to urinate), non-recuperating sleep, sometimes night sweats, drowsiness during the day, headaches in the morning, irritability, depression, lack of energy...
16 - Eat dark chocolate


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