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Default obstructive sleep apnea's sympathetic activation

Is this an appropriate physiologic response to activate the symp nerv system where there's hypoxia/hypercapnia? I was studying contractility physiology, and hypoxia/hypercapnia reduces contractility (which is an effect of reducing sympathetic activation).

There doesn't seem to be much concrete pathophys information about OSA out there...

Thank you.
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