Sleep apnoea linked to increased risk of cancer
Obstructive sleep apnoea is a common sleep disorder that can manifest as loud snoring, gasping, choking and daytime sleepiness. It is believed to affect at least 7-13% of the population and most of them are are overweight or obese, have diabetes, or who smoke or consume large amounts of alcohol.
Researchers have found in three different studies that People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are at an increased risk of cancer, cognitive decline in elderly patients and VTE risk.
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