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Wellness Wednesday: Sleep Apnea

Man hitting alarm clock in bed.

New research shows that sleep apnea may increase the risk of mood disorders like anxiety and depression.

Sleep apnea is a common disorder characterized by brief breathing interruptions during sleep. It’s also been linked to a host of serious ailments, including stroke, coronary heart disease, heart failure, heart attack, and high blood pressure.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: who’s at risk for sleep apnea and how those affected can get a better night’s rest.


  • Jennifer Tyler Lee, author, Half The Sugar, All The Love: 100 Easy, Low-Sugar Recipes For Every Meal Of The Day
  • Dr. Jesse Mindel, sleep specialist at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Kim Baillieul, Columbus mother, author of self-published book "Mommy Beeps"

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