Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer of patients with hypertension in Hongkong re shiyang

Cardiovascular disease is the world’s leading killer in Hongkong patients with hypertension was 860 thousand – Beijing, Beijing, September 29 Xinhua Hongkong "Sing Tao Daily" reported today is world heart day, facing a year can be more than 17 million people died of cardiovascular disease, the leading killer, a heart specialist to control hypertension, should as soon as possible high cholesterol and high blood sugar and other chronic diseases, if not breathing at night, high blood pressure, snoring is large, needs early treatment, because some patients with hypertension also suffer from sleep apnea, thereby reducing the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. Hongkong has 860 thousand people with high blood pressure. Chen Baixi, an assistant professor of Cardiology at the University of Hong Kong and a clinical assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Hong Kong, said that overseas studies indicate that hypertension is closely associated with sleep disordered breathing. Of 85% patients with sleep disordered breathing, they also had high blood pressure. Follow-up study published in 2010 in Hong Kong early in the morning, analysis of sleep inspection record 76 hypertensive patients, also found that 70% of five confirmed have sleep apnea, over half of which has reached moderate to severe. The study is ongoing, with a total of 100 participants. Doctor Chen refers to the use of positive pressure ventilation can help lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients, thereby reducing the risk of coronary heart disease in 30% seven and 50% six of stroke. 79 year old Lee, who is 20 years of hypertension, patients with refractory hypertension, past due to poor blood pressure control and heart failure. 5 years ago, she was hard to breathe out, after inspection found to suffer from sleep apnea, the use of positive pressure ventilator, required medication by at least three reduced to a normal blood pressure.相关的主题文章: