LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Obstructive sleep apnea is no joke. It can increase your risk of high blood pressure, diabetes - and even heart problems.
Dr. Patrick Flaherty with the Arkansas Heart Clinic joined THV 11's Alyse Eady with warning signs to look out for.
According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services sleep apnea is a common disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep.