Who is More Likely to Have Sleep Apnea?

Paul Sweeney, RRT, discusses Who is More Likely to Have Sleep Apnea?

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Paul Sweeney, RRT, discusses Who is More Likely to Have Sleep Apnea?
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Featuring Paul Sweeney, RRT

Duration: 1 minute

Sleep apnea is predominantly a condition in older adults, usually after the age of 40, but not confined to that age.

Commonly people with weight issues, especially around their neck, can have a higher chance of having sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is more common in males than females.

If you have questions about sleep apnea, contact a local sleep specialist.

Presenter: Mr. Paul Sweeney, Sleep Specialist, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Sleep Specialist

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.