Heart Rhythm Expert Forum
A EF of 30-35%?
About This Forum:

Questions in the Heart Rhythm forum cover topics that include heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Avatar universal
A EF of 30-35%?
Are any problems created by sleep apnea in a person with an EF of 30-35 % and also have coronary artery disease?

Thanks
Discussion is closed
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
230125 tn?1193369457
It should be treated in anyone.  Sleep apnea usually means that you are over weight.  Sleep apnea also increase your sympathetic tone which is doctor speak for increasing your adrenaline level.  Adrenaline is not good for your heart.  It is not only important that you treat the sleep apnea now (with bipap if recommeneded), it is also important to try an reverse the underlying cause and lose some weight.

I hope this helps.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Comment
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now