Shaq And Hoops Talk About Shaq’s Sleep Apnea
18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea and celebrities are no different. Shaquille O'Neill and Nikki "Hoopz" Alexander have come out with this problem publicly. Hoopz tries to get help for Shaq by enrolling him in a sleep study. It seems that she really cares for her 7 foot plus NBA baller.
“His chest would stop moving. Like, he was not breathing,” Hoopz told an interviewer from the Harvard School of Medicine. “So I nudged him like, ‘babe, wake up,’ and then he’d catch his breath. And I was like ‘dude, you just stopped breathing in your sleep.’”
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Did you know that if left untreated, sleep apnea can actually kill you? Do you know someone who has sleep apnea?