For some people, weight loss can help ease and or reduce Sleep Apnea symptoms. Approximately 50% of truck drivers in the United States are estimated to be obese and approximately 28-30% of drivers in trucking fleets are estimated to have or be at risk for Sleep Apnea.
Truck drivers face specific challenges in this regard due to their lifestyle, specifically truck drivers that are in their trucks for long periods of time.
What are some things you can do?
The first place to start:
1) *Talk to your doctor about starting a weight loss program
2) Pay attention to your bad dietary habits. Some people find it helpful to keep a diary of what they eat.
3) Try reducing your bad dietary habits and replace with good habits: