Commonly Undiagnosed Sleep Stealer: Sleep Apnea

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At least 80% of peple experiencing obstructive sleep apnea go undiagnosed. Experts estimate that 9% of women and 24% of men are affected. Cleveland Clinic HealthHub

If you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re not alone. There’s many reasons for tossing and turning. A common, often undiagnosed condition that can mask itself as fatigue, depression or something else is obstructive sleep apnea — when your airway gets blocked or obstructed when you sleep.

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This condition, associated with obesity, affects at  least 9 percent of women and 24 percent of men. Out of all those people getting unsatisfying sleep, as many as 80 percent go undiagnosed. That’s why if you have trouble sleeping on a regular basis, it’s important to talk to your doctor to diagnose the issue and explore solutions.

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At least 80% of peple experiencing obstructive sleep apnea go undiagnosed. Experts estimate that 9% of women and 24% of men are affected. Cleveland Clinic HealthHub