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Sleep Apnea can kill you (or at least contribute)
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Sleep Apnea can kill you (or at least contribute)
For those who missed it, actress Carrie Fisher's autopsy results linked her sleep apnea, as well as other factors, to her death.

From the Rolling Stone magazine: "A coroner's report in the death of Carrie Fisher found that "sleep apnea and other undetermined factors" caused the Star Wars actress' massive heart attack days before her December 27th death."

Better to look like Princess Leia and Han Solo taking Mynoks off the Millennium Falcon (see the Empire Strikes Back if you need the visual) than to let sleep apnea get you Smile
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They just released that heroin and cocaine were found in her system, a recipe for disaster. I doubt that she really took care of her apnea.

Car54
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"Carrie Fisher drowned in the moonlight, strangled by her own bra.”
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Carrie Fisher's sleep apnea appears to be the least of her problems if you look at the toxicology report http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me...story.html. That a contributory cause of death was sleep apnea is probably because they simply parroted what she may have been treated for in the past.

"Fisher’s toxicology review found evidence of cocaine, methadone, MDMA (better known as ecstasy), alcohol and opiates when she was rushed to Ronald Reagan UCLA Hospital on Dec. 23, a toxicology report showed." Not to mention a suggestion of heroin.

The lesson should be people with sleep apnea should not indulge in recreational drugs. Especially those that elevate heart rates or depress respiration.
"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius
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