apnea

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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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The former preterm infant and risk of postoperative aponea: recommendation for management.
Obstructive Sleep Aponea may be a risk factor for the development of other medical conditions, including high blood pressure (hypertension), heart failure, heart rhythm disturbances, athero sclerotic heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and insulin resistance.
Cayenne (Capsicum frutescens or Capsacin annum L.) has been shown to reduce blood pressure, bradycardia and aponea in vivo; increase sympathetic-parasympathetic nervous system ratio (86); and be a potent antioxidant (87).