The Dangers of Sleep Apnea Grow: Sleep Apnea Proven Deadly

Sleep Apnea is a sleeping problem that occurs when an individual’s breathing is disrupted while they are sleeping; it is most common in men, people who are overweight, and people over forty. Left untreated, it puts the sufferer at risk for hypertension, stroke, and heart failure. Even more worrisome, a recent study has just shown that people with severe sleep apnea are three times more likely to die prematurely.

Clearly, Sleep Apnea is a major health risk, and what’s more, approximately twelve to eighteen million American Adults suffer from moderate to severe manifestations of this sleep disorder. Like many sleeping problems, is a condition that erodes health slowly over time, and many of the related health problems arise or worsen when it is left untreated.

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