It is easier to lose weight and keep it off if you treat your undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a common causes of weight gain. Cortisol surges during apneas (upper airway obstructions) cause weigh gain in most and cannot be controlled until the apneas are eliminated. Bottom line: Have a sleep test and treat your OSA if you have it. You will be glad you did.
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