Newsletter

Stay up to date on all things sleep. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

Sleep Apnea – Risk Factors

Sleep Apnea – Risk Factors

Sleep Apnea – Risk Factors
Transcript

Everybody is at risk for obstructive sleep apnea. Babies can get it small children and even adults, especially as we get older, we know that people with extra weight, two thirds of sleep apnea is associated with obesity. In one third of people are thin and some people have nasal anatomy or oral anatomy, which they've inherited from their parents that predispose them, certain medications like muscle relaxants and narcotics can make sleep apnea more likely.

Related Videos

Sleep Apnea – Risk Factors

Sleep Apnea – Definition

Sleep Apnea – Diagnosis

Sleep Apnea – Seriousnesses

Sleep Apnea – Signs and Symptoms

Snoring vs Sleep Apnea

Doctor Profile

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor and Primary Care Physician the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
  • Graduated cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine

Doctor Profile

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor and Primary Care Physician the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
  • Graduated cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine

Doctor Profile

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor and Primary Care Physician the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
  • Graduated cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine

Doctor Profile

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor and Primary Care Physician the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
  • Graduated cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine

Doctor Profile

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor and Primary Care Physician the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
  • Graduated cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine

Doctor Profile

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor and Primary Care Physician the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
  • Graduated cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine

Doctor Profile

Alexandra Kreps, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor and Primary Care Physician the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City
  • Graduated cum laude from St. George’s University School of Medicine