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Could having sleep apnea for so many years be the cause in having breathing problems when i exercise?

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Dr. Majid Jamali
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: Potentially

Sleep apnea causes cardiovascular problems and pulmonary hypertension.
But also, many other factors like nasal valve and septum issues, narrow posterior airway, cardiomyopathy, valvular problems, and many more be the cause as well.

In brief: Potentially

Sleep apnea causes cardiovascular problems and pulmonary hypertension.
But also, many other factors like nasal valve and septum issues, narrow posterior airway, cardiomyopathy, valvular problems, and many more be the cause as well.
Dr. Majid Jamali
Dr. Majid Jamali
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Dr. Lance Timmerman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not directly

Sleep apnea is a co-factor or variable in many things (some say all disease), including cardiovascular issues.
This would be more of an indirect contributor to your condition, but there are likely other factors involved as well.

In brief: Not directly

Sleep apnea is a co-factor or variable in many things (some say all disease), including cardiovascular issues.
This would be more of an indirect contributor to your condition, but there are likely other factors involved as well.
Dr. Lance Timmerman
Dr. Lance Timmerman
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