Might the iconic ‘Sopranos’ actor’s legendary loud snore been a warning sign? James Gandolfini’s snoring was well-known. What’s less well known is that snoring is a warning sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which is linked to higher risks of heart attacks and strokes for people with cardiovascular disease. It can actually cause cardiovascular disease. More than 38,000 people a year die from obstructive sleep apnea, usually from a secondary heart attack. This is a wake-up call to guys who snore like freight trains.”
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