f your palate and tongue structures are predi
sposed to falli
ng back easi
ly due to sleepi
ng on your back and muscle relaxati
ght> deep sleep, then havi
ng a stuffy nose ilight>can
ght> aggravate further collapse downstream. Untreated obstructi
ve sleep apnea can lead to chroni
gh blood pressure, heart di
sease, heart attack and stroke.
Steven Y. Park, M.D.