Sleep Apnea Linked to Obesity?
According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, approximately 22 million people suffer from a condition called Sleep Apnea. When suffering from Sleep Apnea, breathing stops and starts throughout sleep. According to a recent study, this disorder may increase the risk of gout, leading to arthritis.
Consequences of Sleep Apnea
Both arthritis and obesity are linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and sudden death. The consequences are detrimental. Therefore, if suffering from Sleep Apnea, it is essential to have it treated as soon as possible.
Contact Pria Wellness Center
If suffering from consequences of Sleep Apnea, see how Pria can help. We will comprehensively assess your current physical condition and make recommendations based on your body’s unique needs. Dr. Fernandez is board certified in obesity medicine and weight management, so you can trust that you are being taken care of by a qualified specialist. And we take a holistic approach to weight loss, working with dietitians, psychologists, personal trainers, and physicians to ensure that all of your needs are met and you keep the weight off for good. What do you have to lose except extra weight? Schedule a consultation online by clicking here, or contact the office at (410) 565-6552.