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Assistant News Editor Lee Dryden was diagnosed with sleep apnea and uses a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine to assist with breathing while sleeping. From a layman’s point of view, he will discuss the benefits, issues, challenges and frustrations of sleeping while wearing a mask.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Does sleep apnea raise cancer risk?

  Reason No. 1,475,182 to treat your sleep apnea — it could increase your risk of cancer, according to a recent ABC News report.
  Yes, there are many studies linking everything to everything.
  The bottom line is we know sleep apnea is hazardous to your health in many ways so the sooner you address it, the better.
  Watch this report to learn more. And this one, also from ABC News, on sleep apnea and high blood pressure includes a plug for CPAP.


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