A new set of studies from the Spanish Sleep Network and the University of Wisconsin has linked Sleep Apnea and with a higher occurrence of both death and incidence of the disorder. While evidence has existed in animals this would be the first time Sleep Apnea has been linked to cancer in humans. !
Hypoxemia (Sleep Apnea) is a common occurrence in individuals that are morbidly obese and can lead to other health problems.
A gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, lap band or weight loss surgery procedure can relieve the effects of Hypoxemia or rid the patient completely of the disorder. “I would say that this is one more instance that shows that sleep apnea can have profound impacts for people’s health,” he added. “Not breathing while you’re sleeping is a serious problem.” says Dr. F Javier Nieto of the Wisconsin University Population Science Center.