Sleep Disorders and Risk Factors of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Hypertensive Patients with Obesity in the Practice of Physician-Internist

O. Radchenko, N. Bek, I. Zvorska, R. Mykulynets

Overview of the literature on clinical signs and diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea has been made, and the results of the examination of 41 patients with hypertension stage II, 1–3 degree and 1 degree obesity have been presented. Patients with complaints of snoring, according to the survey, set a very high probability of obstructive sleep apnea. They were characterized by a larger waist contour, higher systolic and pulse blood pressure and more frequent detection of nodular goiter compared with the control group, indicating the need for further examination.