Moderate or Severe Sleep Apnea Doubles Risk of Hard-to-Treat Hypertension in African-Americans

Treatment of sleep disorder might help improve blood pressure control in this high-risk group.

African-Americans with moderate or severe sleep apnea are twice as likely to have hard-to-control high blood pressure when their sleep apnea goes untreated, according to a new study funded mainly by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health.… Read full story