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All articles: Lifestyle factors

The role of lifestyle habits in the developmenet and management of obstructive sleep apnea in adults

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic disease characterized by recurrent episodes of partial or complete collapse of the upper airway during sleep, leading to pauses of breathing and arousals.

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Dietary, socio-economic and behavioral risk factors for recurrent acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) events

Although cardiovascular disease mortality rates seem to decline, the increasing prevalence of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) over time along with the aging of the population, will pose serious public health concerns and large economic burden. In Greece, cardiovascular disease (CVD) represents the 50% of mortality and 30% of the patients are re-hospitalized within the first six months after the first cardiac event, according to WHO report.

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