They make us laugh and sometimes cry – they inspire us, they lift us up, they make us look at our own life and they make us want to be just like them. They light up our screens, perform live shows all over the world, and amaze us with their skills out on the court and in the field. They have that impossible cool, that impossible suave and that impossible glamour.
We emulate them, but we keep our distance, if only to protect their ephemeral nature. These are, of course, our beloved and admired celebrities. Each is more iconic than the last, but all have that star studded criteria that, well, makes them stars. We love them unconditionally – even if they have flaws.
Yet, it is in their flaws that we see past the glitz, the sparkle, and the million dollar smile – it is in these flaws that we see ourselves. One of those flaws just happens to be a chronic, debilitating sleep disorder that affects people from all walks of life – that disorder is Sleep Apnea.
About 70 million Americans experience sleep disorders and about 20 million suffer from sleep apnea.
Even many celebrities have had to face the reality of dealing with a sleep illness.
Here is the compilation of celebrities who have reported struggling with sleep apnea.