cardiac disorders

According to a new study, the improved breathing resulting from night time continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment can change health in other ways than simply reducing obstructive sleep apnea; it can also help in lowering the risk of cardiac disease. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition resulting from interrupted breathing during sleeping at night. The results of the study are highlighted in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure.


Dental care professionals from Eludril and Elgydium report in their presentation at a meeting of the Society for General Microbiology that gum disease can be linked to heart disorders later on. Historically, dental experts have highlighted various theories connecting gum disease to cardiac disorders.