1 Billion People Worldwide Stop Breathing While They Sleep. Are You One of Them?

If you have sleep apnea, chances are you don’t realize it.  Inverse reports.

My doctor was puzzled. He ordered blood tests, urine tests, an electrocardiogram — maybe, he thought, the trouble was heart disease; those night-time palpitations…

No, my heart was fine. My blood was fine.

He ordered a colonoscopy. It was late 2008 and I was 47 years old —almost time to be having one anyway. So I forced down the four liters of Nulytely to wash out my intestines so a gastroenterologist could take a good look inside.

Get the full story at inverse.com

from Sleep Review http://www.sleepreviewmag.com/2019/12/1-billion-people-worldwide-stop-breathing-sleep-one/

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