Obesity: Obesity and Sleep Apnea

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In adults, the most common cause of obstructive sleep apnea is excess weight and obesity. Soft tissue in the mouth and throat relax during sleep which can then collapse and cause the airway to become blocked. CPAP machines may be required for some patients to achieve better sleep quality.

Talk to your endocrinologistfamily physicianregistered Dietician or kinsilologist  if you'd like more information on obesity.

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  A local Registered Dietitian In treating patients a  registered dietitian can also educate them on meal planning, lowering cholesterolnutritional requirements for people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and anorexia and bulimia recovery

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