Our expert says:
There is LOTS that can be done, and that must be done. Severe sleep apnoea can increase your risk of having a heart attack 23 times, and it doubles your risk of death from all causes.
Get to see a sleep doctor, who will be able to confirm whether or not you actually have it (it cannot be diagnosed clinically alone - tests must be done), and who can then advise you about treatment options.
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