Risks from untreated OSA

What are the risks of untreated sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea can have serious short and long term health risks if left untreated, including:

  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Heart disease/heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Driving and work-related accidents

Were involved in sleep apnea related traffic accidents in the year 2000.

Risk of stroke among patients with moderate sleep apnea when left untreated