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You may benefit from treatment if you suffer from any of the following conditions:
- Snoring that disturbs others
- Not feeling rested when you awake in the morning
- Lack of energy through the day
- History of hypertension, heart problems, or stroke
Some risk factors for sleep apnea are:
Any of these can result from unhealthy sleep.
According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated 12-18 million Americans have moderate to severe sleep-disordered breathing and most people with sleep disordered breathing are undiagnosed. Interruptions in breathing are potentially serious medical conditions and should be evaluated by a physician to determine whether treatment is needed. Untreated sleep - disordered breathing has been linked to a greater risk of cardiovascular disease and risk factors, including high blood pressure, stoke, and diabetes. Sleep disordered breathing occurs in people of all ages, but is more common in men, the elderly and overweight individuals.
A study was performed following 1,522 generally healthy men and women for an average of 13.8 years and participants with severe sleep- disordered breathing who were not treated were four times more likely to die from any cause and five times more likely to die from cardiovascular conditions.
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