apnea

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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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Ginger (Zingiber officinalis) has been shown to reduce blood pressure through endothelium calcium channel blocking effects (75,76); inhibit platelet aggregation (77); reduce atherosclerotic lesion areas by 44%, triglycerides by 27%, cholesterol by 29%, VLDL by 36% and 53%, LDL by 58% and 33%, oxidation of LDL by 45-60% (78,79); inhibit atherosclerosis (80,81); modulate artery wall contraction (82); increase atrial contractile force (83); and reduce blood pressure, bradycardia and aponea (84).
e disease means Ben suers from sleep aponea caused by enlarged tonsils and adenoids which can lead to lots of serious side eects.