CPAP Can Help Lower Lipid Levels

The effect of untreated obstructive sleep apnea on lipid profiles is not well publicized, but there are tons of studies that show that it can significantly affect your triglyceride, HDL, and LDL levels. Here’s a study that showed that CPAP use can significantly lower post-prandial lipid levels, which is a strong marker of cardiovascular risk.

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  1. so does obesity cause hyperlipidemia, or is it sleep apnea alone (which worsens with weight gain) that causes it?