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The Danger Of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Everyone agrees how the breath-stopping kind of snoring is recognized as sleep apnea isn’t a good thing - it disrupts your nighttime rest, causes you to be sleepy during the daytime, increases blood pressure level, and increases the chances of developing heart trouble. Just how bad is it?

Pretty bad, according to a lengthy study of almost 1,500 snorers. Researchers followed the men, who were referenced to a hospital sleep clinic, with yearly checkups. All were offered the most successful treatment, called continuous positive airway pressure. It involves breathing through a breathing apparatus that delivers a stream of air into the nose. Many of the study volunteers decided not to use the device.

After 10 years, the researchers tallied up what percentage of the men had suffered a cardiac arrest or stroke, needed an operation to bypass or open a clogged heart artery, or died from heart related illnesses. About 1 in 7 men (14%) fell into this camp.

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