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Housecall For Health: Sleep Apnea Cancer Risk [VIDEO]

The results of some new studies suggest that a common sleep disorder could increase your chances of getting cancer.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon has more in today’s edition of Housecall For Health:

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New research says sleep apnea may increase your risk of developing cancer. Two major studies show that the sleep disorder, which disrupts breathing patterns, is linked to low oxygen levels. The lack of oxygen to the brain can trigger the growth of tumors. In trials, those with sleep apnea were 68% more likely to develop cancer than those who sleep normally.

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Housecall For Health. I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.

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