How can sleep apnea kill you?

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How can sleep apnea kill you is sleep apnea is a syndrome where you stop breathing or your breathing is greatly reduced in the middle of the night when you are sleeping and that causes many changes in the endothelium and heart muscle tissue. Also causes increase in stress, oxidated stress, inflation in the body. Leads to heart attacks and strokes. Actually a person with sleep apnea is twice as likely to have a heart attack as someone who smokes cigarettes.