2. Snoring & Sleep Apnea
Loud snoring is the result of breathing restrictions, which is linked to cardiovascular disease. Sleep apnea is the condition where breathing stops for a moment during sleep. Both these conditions are clear indicators that cardiovascular problems are possible. People suffering sleep apnea are at three times the risk of having a heart attack within five years due to the strain on your heart. These conditions form from a lowered oxygen supply caused by obtrusion’s. This causing the heart to make the lungs pump harder and thus increases the risk of a heart attack occurring. Specialized sleep apnea masks are available for sufferers. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks are necessary for sleep apnea sufferers. Without treatment his condition can result in damage to the right hand side of your heart.