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Complications of Sleep apnea

Complications list for Sleep apnea:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Sleep apnea includes:

See also the symptoms of Sleep apnea and Sleep apnea: Introduction.

Complications of Sleep apnea:

NINDS Sleep Apnea Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Problems associated with untreated sleep apnea include hypertension, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, psychiatric problems, impotence, cognitive dysfunction, memory loss, and death. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Sleep Apnea Information Page: NINDS)

Sleep Apnea: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Early recognition and treatment of sleep apnea is important because it may be associated with irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. (Source: excerpt from Sleep Apnea: NWHIC)

Medical news summaries about complications of Sleep apnea:

The following medical news items are relevant to complications of Sleep apnea:

Sleep apnea as a symptom:

For a more detailed analysis of Sleep apnea as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Sleep apnea.

About complications:

Complications of Sleep apnea are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Sleep apnea. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Sleep apnea and complications of Sleep apnea is unclear or arbitrary.


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