Could sleep apnea be the reason you’re tired?

A woman asleep in bed.
About 12 percent of people in the country have sleep apnea, but many of them are undiagnosed. If left untreated, it can lead to severe heart problems.
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Sleep apnea is quite common, but many people have yet to receive a diagnosis.

One of the most common signs that someone has sleep apnea is loud snoring. It’s not just the noise that’s a problem — It’s what it does to your heart and your lungs.

People with severe sleep apnea stop breathing for significant amounts of time. And if left untreated, it can cause harm to your heart.

A sleep expert joined the program to answer questions about sleep apnea.

Guest:

Dr. Conrad Iber, a pulmonologist and sleep expert with M Health Fairview, joins the program and answers questions.

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