Treatment for sleep apnea is crucial, don’t overlook its symptoms

Anyone who has certain symptoms -- such as loud snoring, sudden awakening and being short of breath, waking with a dry mouth or throat, waking with a headache, not being able to stay asleep or being very sleepy during the day, may have sleep apnea and should see their doctor

Treatment for sleep apnea is crucial, don’t overlook its symptomsLast week, actress Carrie Fisher’s autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the “Star Wars” actress’ death. Fisher also had cocaine, methadone, ethanol and opiates in her system. Sleep apnea is when a person stops breathing while sleeping, for 10 seconds to a minute […]