Published Date October 19, 2022

Complications of having sleep apnea.

By Naurin Ansari

2 min read

Having sleep apnea may increase the risk of you developing type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.
diabetes & Sleep apnea

Every health issue has some other kind of complication. Some of the complications of having sleep apnea are listed below.

  • Having sleep apnea may increase the risk of you developing type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.
  • People who suffer from sleep apnea are more prone to abnormal liver function (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease).
  • A higher risk of heart disease is associated with this ailment, which includes high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol levels, excessive blood sugar, and an enlarged waist circumference.
  • In addition, a number of medications and general anesthesia can contribute to obstructive sleep apnea. People with sleep apnea may be more prone to encounter complications following major surgery because they are more likely to experience breathing problems when under anesthesia and resting on their backs.

Inform your surgeon about your sleep apnea and current treatment regimen before the procedure.

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