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What other health problems can sleep apnea cause?

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  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Weight gain
  • Adult asthma
  • Acid reflux
  • Car accidents

SOURCES:

 

Kapur, V. September, 2010. Respiratory Care,

 

CDC: “Key Sleep Disorders.”

 

Sajkov, D. Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, March-April 2009.

 

Gami, A. , April 2008. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology

 

Urbano, F. , December 2008. Journal of Applied Physiology

 

Tasli, E. , February 2008. Chest

 

Tregear, S. , December 2009. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine

 

Alkhali, M. October 2008. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology,

 

Vishesh K. Kapur, MD, MPH, medical director, Sleep Institute, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle.

 

Robert L. Owens, MD, Sleep Disorders Research Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

 

Lisa Shives, MD, medical director, Northshore Sleep Medicine, Evanston, Ill.

 

Donna Arand, PhD, clinical director, Kettering Sleep Disorders Center, Dayton, Ohio.

 

American Sleep Apnea Association.

SleepApnea.org: "Acid reflux and sleep disorders: Both can be hidden."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 16, 2018

SOURCES:

 

Kapur, V. September, 2010. Respiratory Care,

 

CDC: “Key Sleep Disorders.”

 

Sajkov, D. Progress in Cardiovascular Disease, March-April 2009.

 

Gami, A. , April 2008. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology

 

Urbano, F. , December 2008. Journal of Applied Physiology

 

Tasli, E. , February 2008. Chest

 

Tregear, S. , December 2009. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine

 

Alkhali, M. October 2008. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology,

 

Vishesh K. Kapur, MD, MPH, medical director, Sleep Institute, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle.

 

Robert L. Owens, MD, Sleep Disorders Research Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

 

Lisa Shives, MD, medical director, Northshore Sleep Medicine, Evanston, Ill.

 

Donna Arand, PhD, clinical director, Kettering Sleep Disorders Center, Dayton, Ohio.

 

American Sleep Apnea Association.

SleepApnea.org: "Acid reflux and sleep disorders: Both can be hidden."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 16, 2018

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