(HealthDay News) -- There's no routine blood test to detect sleep apnea, and it may well be missed during a routine medical visit.
But left untreated, sleep apnea can raise a person's risk for significant health risks, according to the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Those risks include:
High blood pressure,heart attack, stroke, obesity and diabetes.
Heartarrhythmia, the medical term for irregular heartbeat.
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