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Can Weight Loss Surgery Cure Sleep Apnea?

Can Weight Loss Surgery Cure Sleep Apnea
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Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that can potentially be dangerous if left untreated. Having high BMI can often be the cause of this disorder. Dr. Choi explains how weight loss surgery affects sleep apnea and the chances for it to be cured after surgery.

Can Weight Loss Surgery Cure Sleep Apnea?

Why is it so important that you have the surgery? Because there is a 70% chance that your sleep apnea will resolve. Why is that important because the CPAP machine that you’re using which makes noises and which bothers your significant other while you’re sleeping, will not be there anymore and your marriage will be better and your wife or husband won’t complain about the machine keeping them up all throughout the night.