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Co-morbidities & Consequences: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Patients suffering from OSA have a higher probability of developing certain other medical conditions.

Some of the types of diseases that are common among patients who have OSA are listed below. For more information on these diseases please visit the links listed at the left-hand side of the page. For some of these conditions, the exact relationship they have to OSA and why they occur is still unclear.

  • Stroke
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Seizures, Epilepsy, and other Nerve Disorders
  • High-risk Pregnancies
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Overweight/Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney Failure
  • Peripheral Nerve Damage
  • Eye disorders (Glaucoma, intracranial hypertension)
  • Irregular menstrual periods

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