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Effect of weight loss on inflammation in patients with mild obstructive sleep apnea

Respiratory
Author
J. Sahlman et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2012

Country : Finland

Journal : Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases

Background and aims Inflammation may be one mediating mechanism for cardiovascular diseases in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, little is known about subclinical inflammation or the effect of lifestyle intervention on inflammation in early stages of OSA. The aim of this substudy of an existing randomized controlled trial, with post hoc analyses, was to determine the impact of lifestyle changes aimed at weight reduction on inflammatory biomarkers in overweight patients with mild OSA. Methods and results Patients were …
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