Obesity & Sleep Apnea

Fun Facts

~Many people have sleep apnea but don't know it.

~9% of women and 24% of men and affected.

~As many as 80% go undiagnosed.

~You could die if left undiagnosed for to long.

~OAT is new to the US but much more common in Canada & Europe.

More than 15% children from ages 6 to 19 years were over weight in 2000.

National heart,and lung & blood institute

1998 sep

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK2000/

Rosa Alvarado,11-19-14,core 4

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