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chubby manObstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) can be caused by narrow maxilla and mandible in both obese people and non-obese people. It should be remembered that obesity is the major cause of OSA.

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- The severity of OSA can be linked to fat deposition, oropharngeal crowding, and maxillomandibular enclosure size.

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oxygenNew research shows that people with sleep apnoea had a 340 percent likelihood of dying of cancer. 

Sleep apnoea is thought to deprive body tissues of oxygen which could encourage the growth of tumours. Obstructive sleep apnoea affects about four per cent of middle-aged men in the UK and two per cent of middle-aged women.

Health experts have expressed the need for more research to establish whether the increased risk...

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kidneyPatients with type 2 diabetes are at a greater risk of developing kidney disease since their kidneys are usually overworked. Other factors that lead to kidney disease are poor blood sugar control and high blood pressure commonly associated with diabetes.

People with type 2 diabetes are also found to have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). A recent study of patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease reveals that 61 percent of...

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