Persons with sleep apnea have been found to be at increased risk for a number of cardiovascular diseases. Notably, hypertension, stroke, coronary heart disease and irregular heartbeats have been found to be more common among those with disordered sleep than their peers without sleep abnormalities. Likewise, sleep apnea and hardening of the arteries appear to share some common physiological characteristics, further suggesting that sleep apnea may be an important predictor of cardiovascular disease. If you have high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, heart disease or have had a stroke you should speak with your doctor about your sleep.

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Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

Did you know that almost 50% of people with diabetes also have sleep apnea? If you have diabetes you should speak with your physician about your sleep. Click here to read the article from the American Academy of Clnical Endocrinologists.


Sleep Apnea Risk

Obstructive (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea. If you are overweight, have a large neck, and/or have high blood pressure, your risk of OSA increases further.

How Serious is Sleep Apnea?

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