{{featured_button_text}}

The rise of obesity is causing many Americans to experience obstructive sleep apnea.

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, obstructive sleep apnea affects about 9% of women and 24% of men.

Untreated apnea can result in many diseases and an increased chance of being in a motor vehicle crash.

Read more about it here from the New York Times.

Be the first to know - Sign up for Breaking News

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.
0
0
0
0
0

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.