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Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

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A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine revealed an increasing severity of sleep apnea associated with a progressively increasing risk of atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias.

The type of sleep apnea matters:

It's possible that treating sleep apnea could improve the arrhythmia, but there's current proof. The study was done on men, but likely applies to women, too.

To learn more, read: Sleep Apnea Severity Increases the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Arrhythmias

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