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How Sleep Apnea Can Negatively Impact a Patient's Health

Studies on the effects of sleep apnea

While it’s a well-known fact that sleep apnea can cause a wide range of issues, more studies have been cropping up to look into the effects that sleep apnea has on a person’s general health and lifespan. In particular, there have been concerns raised that someone with sleep apnea might also develop other cardiovascular and neurological disorders.

Researchers have been uncovering a particularly troubling connection between those who have sleep apnea and the increase in both cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, both of which are often associated with an age-related decline in a person’s overall health.