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Why Is Sleep Apnea on the Rise?

December 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 6:53 pm
man suffering from sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder that affects millions of Americans every year. It causes you to repeatedly stop breathing in your sleep, preventing you from getting the rest you need. Unfortunately, sleep apnea is significantly associated with many health conditions, including hypertension, heart attack, memory loss, and much more. By knowing which factors can increase your risk of the condition, you can take all steps necessary to prevent it. That said, here are a few common causes of the disorder and what you can do to lower your risk.  

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