Sleep apnea and heart disease: let's face some hard facts.
This was written on a bad day. Today is a great day!
The point of this article is we can stay in denial about a lot of things---- but when it comes to our health denial isn't going to get you better... only we can make changes. I know I have heart disease. I do not snore. I do have some awful sleepless nights. Because of that I had a sleep study done. I was told I needed to use a CPAP machine. This is why:
Moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea increases the risk of coronary heart disease or death by 68% in people under the age of 70. Previous studies have also