How To Get Better Sleep With A Snorer

November 17, 2014 1:22 PM

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The entertainer, who just had a heart attack last month, discussed her sleep apnea diagnosis on an episode of "The View" in 2007 with her doctor (and HuffPost blogger) Michael Breus. According to her sleep study, O'Donnell wakes up more than 200 times a night -- and once stopped breathing for as many as 40 seconds. "I felt the difference, honestly, in one night," she said of the day after she began treatment with a CPAP machine, which she modeled on the show. "Isn't that attractive? Rosie O'Donnell snorkeling and scuba diving in her own bedroom."

The 7-foot-1-inch retired basketball legend's former girlfriend, Nicole Alexander, actually noticed that Shaq would snore deeply through the night and sometimes stop breathing. "I'm like, 'Dude you just stopped breathing in your sleep,'" Alexander said in a video interview produced by Harvard Medica...

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