People with obstructive sleep apnea more likely to suffer from diabetes

A new study says that obstructive sleep apnea if not treated on time can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.

Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep.

The researchers have observed that over 53% sleep apnea patients are already suffering from diabetes or high blood pressure but lack awareness of the same. So, it is highly important to treat and manage sleep apnea effectively.

Sleep apnea basically affects people at the age of 30 to 40 above and leads to obesity, high blood pressure, which are risk factors of diabetes.

Sleep apnea can be prevented by stopping smoking, lowering the consumption of alcohol, maintaining cleanliness and others.

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