6 Celebrities with Sleep Disorders

Shaquille O’Neal – Sleep Apnea

Shaquille O’Neal is a famous NBA basketball superstar, actor, and musician who has sleep apnea, which causes shallow breathing and long pauses between breaths while sleeping. In interviews, Shaq talks about his history of extreme snoring and finally speaking with doctors so that he could learn more about sleep apnea. Sleep apnea may lead to irritability, inability to focus, fatigue and a higher rate of heart disease.

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November 22, 2013

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014