FIGURE 3-5. REM sleep recordings for an individual with OSA.


REM sleep recordings for an individual with OSA.

NOTE: During even the lowest phase, blood pressure during REM was higher than in the awake state. Electrooculogram (EOG), electroencephalogram (EEG), electromyogram (EMG), electrocardiogram (EKG), sympathetic nerve activity (SNA), respiration (RESP), blood pressure (BP).

SOURCE: Somers et al. (1995).

From: 3, Extent and Health Consequences of Chronic Sleep Loss and Sleep Disorders

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Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research; Colten HR, Altevogt BM, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
Copyright © 2006, National Academy of Sciences.

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