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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The Killer in the Bedroom?

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Sleep-related disordered breathing is probably more common than any one of us realizes. Starting with snoring and ending with obstructive sleep apnea, it has a considerable effect on many people’s lives, and is a significant cause of increased mortality and morbidity.

This review focuses on obstructive sleep apnea, its epidemiology, treatment and impact on both mortality and morbidity.


Reprinted with permission of ON THE RISK, Journal of the Academy of Life Underwriting (www.ontherisk.com).

 


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The Author

  • Nicky Virgo
    Vice President
    Head of Underwriting
    Manual Development

Summary

This review focuses on obstructive sleep apnea, its epidemiology, treatment and impact on mortality and morbidity.
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