A 37-year-old member asked:
could sleep apnea cause you to suffocate to death in your sleep?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hanul Bhandari answered
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not likely: Not likely. But it can lead to or compound other medical issues such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, obesity, and high cholesterol. It is best to have it formally checked out by a sleep medicine specialist. Hope that helps!
Answered on Jun 17, 2014
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