Sleep Apnea Tied to Gout

Obstructive sleep apnea has been linked to everything from dementia to heart disease. Now it's gout.

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by frequent, but short, episodes of shallow (or even stopped) breathing when sleeping. In addition to the loud snoring OSA causes, it may contribute to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and heart-rhythm abnormalities. Now, research is showing those with OSA are […]

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