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Snores -- according to the snoring center nearly half of all Americans are affected by disruptive snoring.
At some point in their lives if this -- you listen up a scary new study says -- story actually increases.
The risk of heart attack more than smoking.
Joining us now with what you need to know exactly -- body with the medical eighteen thank you for join us -- morning thank you.
So snoring it's not registered disrupted it's not just annoying they can have some significant health effects.
-- is actually very very important -- study because being in that for many years we've talked about sleep apnea.
And how having -- series snoring.
Would be hazardous to your health now a study that's coming out of Detroit looking at about a thousand patient.
-- in this league center they're finding out that snoring is as dangerous as high cholesterol smoking diabetes.
As a risk factor for heart disease and the way they're doing this is is very very interest thing.
They think that the vibration and the trauma of the snoring can affect the main artery that brings the book will -- hard.
-- brave and increases the risk of stroke and heart disease this is the first time.
We're getting this on the news so what why won't be able to know is that if someone mixed -- actually storing.
Instead of just elbowing them and it and think -- -- induces.
Now you have to take it seriously and you need to bring that person.
Been treated very well with -- ENT surges and in this state centers of find out exactly.
What the risk as.
But it's not just the patients who need to change their outlook on snoring -- how significant it is it's also the health insurance companies because they they treat this as a cosmetic issues.
Right until now we were not able to really prove exactly what the dynamics of snoring -- his.
And there are finding out that the auditor he's actually getting -- and figure and that's a foundation of of having.
High cholesterol atherosclerosis.
And the risk of heart disease -- now the insurance company have to take it seriously as a real health hazard.
They're saying it as bad as smoking can imagine.
50% of Americans actually storing and this is one secret.
Risk that we never paid attention to as opposed to all the -- so either it's a very serious study I think we need longer follow -- bigger population.
To -- into this but -- ignore this if someone in your household is knowing this is the real health hazard.
When it comes to hard to -- -- -- bottom line go to the doctor or get checked out there are a lot of that's right there are a lot of sleep centers around you that you need to check in and find out exactly what the physiology is -- you -- whole report.
Of what the dynamic is you take that -- -- doctor and you treat it seriously you can prevent weight gain you can prevent obesity than most aboard the as a mission.
Heart disease -- -- -- -- might we appreciate you joining us this morning thank you very looking.
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