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I've been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea a while back. I've noticed some consistent hypertension and dizziness throughout the day with a very dramatic onset of fatigue the past week or so. I've felt unbearably tired and quite dizzy as well. Most notably, my heart rate and blood pressure have been running higher as well since I've started having the OSA symptoms come back this past week.

Is there a link between Obstructive sleep apnea/(OSA), and hypertension?


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replied October 10th, 2018
High Blood Pressure and Hypertension Answer A64455
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
OSA can worsen hypertension. If the symptoms of daytime fatigue are worsening or persistent, consider visiting a sleep apnea specialist and get a sleep study done to rule out chances of sleep apnea being cause for your increased daytime symptoms. Other causes include altered liver and kidney functions due to hypertensive nephropathy. Visit your doctor/healthcare provider for further thorough examination and evaluation get started on appropriate treatment as indicated by your examination findings and evaluation results. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/healthcare provider and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water.
Take care.


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