Heart disease is the most common reason people die in their sleep.
Sleep apnea is a common cause of heart disease and can lead to sudden death.
Snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea.
Obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure are all risk factors for heart disease and sleep apnea.
Treatment for sleep apnea can reduce the risk of heart disease and sudden death.
If you or a loved one snore loudly or have other symptoms of sleep apnea, talk to a doctor.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can also reduce the risk of heart disease and sleep apnea.