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Effect of Sleep Disorders on Blood Pressure and Hypertension in Children

Effect of Sleep Disorders on Blood Pressure and Hypertension in Children

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https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11906-020-01100-x

Purpose of Review In this review, we aim to discuss the pathophysiologic basis of hypertension in sleep disorders and the current evidence in the medical literature linking sleep disorders and hypertension in children. Recent Findings The medical literature in adults is clear about the contribution of sleep disorders, poor sleep quality, and sleep deprivation to hypertension and increased cardiovascular risk.