Vital To Screen Heart Patients for Sleep Disorder

Heart disease patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea are 50 percent more likely to die from stroke, heart attacks, and heart disease. The findings are the culmination of a study carried out with heart patients who had undergone surgery to treat blocked arteries. Cardiologists are encouraged to screen their patients for OSA in their routine visits.

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