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Sleep apnea


A common cause of sleepiness and fatigue


Sleep apnea
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You try to get a full night’s sleep, but you still feel exhausted in the morning. By afternoon, you’re dragging. The tiredness makes you irritable and scatterbrained. Your spouse isn’t getting enough sleep either due to your snoring and worries when you stop breathing periodically throughout the night. But you don’t remember any of it.

You may be experiencing sleep apnea. Left untreated, this nighttime breathing disorder not only causes daytime sleepiness and fatigue, but also can lead to cardiovascular problems.



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