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How does sleep apnea affect people's lives? Patient and spouse

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Dr. Thomas Stern
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sleep apnea

They are at increased risk for high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes and heart attacks. The spouses of sleep apnea patients can have disturbed sleep from the loud snoring and movements of their partner.

In brief: Sleep apnea

They are at increased risk for high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes and heart attacks. The spouses of sleep apnea patients can have disturbed sleep from the loud snoring and movements of their partner.
Dr. Thomas Stern
Dr. Thomas Stern
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Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sleep apnea

It interrupts the spouse's sleep.
It can cause or worsen heart attack, stroke, diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, among others. The patient is tired usually and can fall asleep inappropriately.

In brief: Sleep apnea

It interrupts the spouse's sleep.
It can cause or worsen heart attack, stroke, diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, among others. The patient is tired usually and can fall asleep inappropriately.
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
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