Ask the Doctor: Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

/Ask the Doctor: Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Ask the Doctor: Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a condition where, multiple times a night, you actually stop breathing, depriving the brain of vital oxygen and causing severe negative effects throughout the entire body. Dr. Gary Kaplan visited KTVN News to discuss the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea, the consequences of leaving it untreated, and the types of treatments available to help restore vital sleep.


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DO YOU SNORE OR OFTEN FEEL EXHAUSTED? YOU COULD HAVE SLEEP APNEA.

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), sleep apnea affects more than 12,000,000 Americans … but 85% of them don’t know it! Learn more about the health consequences, risk factors, and how to get diagnosed here.

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

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About the Author:

Gary Kaplan, DO
Gary Kaplan, D.O. is the founder and medical director of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine and author of Total Recovery: A Revolutionary New Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Depression. A pioneer and leader in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Kaplan is one of only 19 physicians in the country to be board-certified in both Family Medicine and Pain Medicine. Dr. Kaplan is a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and serves on the Advisory Committee to Health and Human Services for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. To read Dr. Kaplan's complete bio, click here.

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