Obesity related sleep apnea leads to health risks that may be best treated by weight loss (dailyRx News) With obstructive sleep apnea, breathing pauses during sleep. The condition, which is tied to obesity, can lead to serious health problems. Weight loss, however, may lower the risk for some of these health problems. About one in…

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Obstructive sleep apnea increased risk of stroke and cancer (dailyRx News) Having one health condition can often put someone at risk for another health condition. Such is the case with obstructive sleep apnea, a common but underdiagnosed sleep disorder. During obstructive sleep apnea, a person frequently stops breathing for at least 10 seconds at a…

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Obstructive sleep apnea associated with risk of osteoporosis (dailyRx News) Sleep apnea has been linked to disease of the immune system and imflammatory diseases. But there’s one part of the body possibly affected by sleep apnea that many may not even consider. A recent study found that patients with obstructive sleep apnea (when breathing continuously…

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