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Can Obesity Cause Sleep Apnea?

July 8, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — fresnofamilydental @ 12:42 am

Scale and tape measureAre you struggling to feel well-rested despite sleeping for the recommended 7 to 9 hours each night? Maybe you’re getting up in the morning with a headache or sore throat? You may have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The disorder causes frequent disruptions in breathing from an obstruction in the upper airway. Although anyone can have the disorder, various factors increase your risk, like obesity. Here’s why it’s important to maintain a healthy weight to promote a good night’s rest.