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What increases my risk for complex sleep apnea?

Having obstructive sleep apnea can sometimes lead to developing complex apnea. Factors that raise your risk for obstructive sleep apnea include obesity, smoking, drinking excessively, diabetes, middle age, and heart trouble. Being male can greatly increase your chances of getting complex sleep apnea.

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