Search
Facebook
Social

Syndication Options

Blog RSS

Twitter Feed
Our Latest Blog Posts
Related News from Yahoo!
Wednesday
Oct272010

Men's Health Magazine Agrees: OSA Can Affect Anyone

There was a fantastic article recently in Men's Health about OSA and how it can affect any age group and any fitness level.  Particularly, the article focused on extremely healthly and fit men and how a silent killer could be out there.  Below are some quick snippets from the article, but please take the time to visit the site and read the whole article.

Of the estimated 4 percent to 6 percent of American men suffering from sleep apnea, most don't know the danger they're in. Indeed, many actively deny that they even could be victims. For me, such manly denial isn't just pride. Over the years, I've heard that the typical sleep apnea sufferer is a fat guy with a turkey wattle neck and stentorian snoring.

My BMI is 24, my neck the sort that conjures images of pencils and geeks. In recent decades, my poor man's harem of bed partners have agreed that I snore only occasionally, and lightly at that. What's more, 3 weeks ago I swam a lifetime personal record in the 200-yard freestyle, smashing my college time from 35 years ago. How can a guy starved of breath each night accomplish that?

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE...

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

References (1)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>
« Sleep disorders happen to every age group. | Main | Advances in CPAP machine design provide smaller, quieter, sleeker machines »