Intermittent Hypoxia

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3-15 cycles/day of intermittent hypoxia elicits therapeutic benefits for the heart, autonomic nervous system, immune system, glycemic control, & more


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Hypoxia lowers blood glucose independent of insulin


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Intermittent hypoxia improves the innate immune system and has a net anti-inflammatory effect


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Sleeping in moderate hypoxia decreases weight and fasting blood sugars


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Resting or exercising in moderate hypoxia increases insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetics


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Hypoxic, intermittent exercise improves insulin sensitivity and beta cell function in type 2 diabetics


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Moderate exercise in hypoxia improves insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetics


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Hypoxia has positive impacts on insulin and blood glucose levels while also increasing energy expenditure


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Obstructive sleep apnea causes hypertension


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Intermittent hypoxic training improves cardiovascular, autonomic, and respiratory control in COPD


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One session of intermittent hypoxia induces positive adaptations in type 1 diabetics


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Intermittent hypoxia is beneficial in sedentary, non-athletic, and clinical populations.


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Intermittent hypoxia increases production and storage of nitric oxide


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The protective role of nitric oxide during adaptation to hypoxia