Sleep apnea may increase risk for osteoporosis

Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common type of sleep apnea, may be linked with an increased risk for osteoporosis according to a recent study. Osteoporosis is the most common form of bone disease, according to Medline Plus, affecting 50 percent of women after the age of 50 years with fractures of hip, vertebra or wrist. Read more.