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The 11 Dangers of Sleep Apnea You Need to Know

woman using CPAP machine for obstructive sleep apnea therapy
If you snore loudly, chances are you've heard a few jokes about it. There are a whole host of things that will put you at risk for sleep apnea — or aggravate it. Let's explore the dangers of sleep apnea and what you can do about it.

What is Sleep Apnea and Why Do You Need a CPAP Machine?

CPAP mask for sleep apnea
Breath is the source of all life. Unfortunately, people with sleep apnea fight for air every night. They go to sleep, not knowing that their breathing ceases for short bursts of time. This virtually minor inconvenience can have severe consequences for your health. So, what is sleep apnea anyway? Let’s get into it.

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