Treatment of sleep-disordered breathing in cardiology

Sleep related breathing disorders can have adverse effects on the cardiovascular system. Lack of oxygen, right heart failure, slow heartbeat during the respite, rapid heart beat and blood pressure increase in arousal may be mentioned here mainly.

As sequelae a Visceral obesity (overweight by adipose tissue in the intestines), set a hyperlipidemia (increased levels of fats in the blood), insulin resistance or diabetes (high blood sugar) or arterial hypertension (high blood pressure) may occur. All of these are risk factors for atherosclerosis with the risk of heart attack or stroke.

To prevent these cardiovascular diseases, the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing in cardiology particularly eliminates its causes.

Intersleep focuses on a treatment of the breathing disorder during sleep accompanied by sports and physical therapy, weight loss, nutritional counseling and psychology. Thus, the symptoms and risk for cardiac disease are already significantly reduced. It comes with an improvement of cardiovascular health, quality of life and better performance. In parallel, a therapy with medication can be used.

In case of invasive or surgical measures, Intersleep cooperates with renowned clinics of interventional and cardiovascular surgery.