According to two US studies of 10 years, sleep apnea of obese people increased by about 10%.
Sleep apnea can be the beginning of diseases such as myocardial infarction, stroke and arteriosclerosis.
Mikhail Polyuktov, head of sleep medicine at Sikhinov Moscow Medical University, said the increase in patients with sleep disorders is a strong indicator of the number of obese people.
Cardiologist and sleep specialist Alexander Kalinkin adds that hormones, especially growth hormones, are interfering with hormone production by apnea, which helps in the treatment of obesity and that weight loss is difficult for people with sleep apnea. Respiratory diseases.