RT Respiratory Services are Sleep Apnea Specialists
Recent research shows that snoring and sleep apnea are associated with many serious conditions. Left untreated, they are a contributing risk factors in high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and depression.
Sleep Apnea facts:
- More than 35% of people with sleep apnea suffer from high blood pressure increasing their risk of heart disease.
- Significantly, 83% of people who suffer from high blood pressure despite taking 3 or more drugs to control it, also have sleep apnea.
- Almost 70% of people who have had strokes have sleep apnea
- A person with sleep apnea is SEVEN times more likely to have a car accident.