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How would know if I am at risk of sleep apnea?

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Dr. Thomas Stern
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Apnea risk

The biggest risk for sleep apnea is either being a man or post menopausal female.
Other risk factors include obesity, age greater than 50, a neck size greater than 16 inches, and having a crowded airway.

In brief: Apnea risk

The biggest risk for sleep apnea is either being a man or post menopausal female.
Other risk factors include obesity, age greater than 50, a neck size greater than 16 inches, and having a crowded airway.
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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry

In brief: Neck size BMI

Two of the most telling factors that may indicate increased risk for sleep apnea is neck size of greater than 15 and 17 for women and men along with a bmi of 30 or greater.

In brief: Neck size BMI

Two of the most telling factors that may indicate increased risk for sleep apnea is neck size of greater than 15 and 17 for women and men along with a bmi of 30 or greater.
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