At seven feet, tall and weighing over three hundred pounds, Shaquille O’Neal used his height and size to score some of the most points and rebounds in basketball history. But what is little known about the basketball superstar is that he suffers from obstructive sleep apnea.
Shonda Lynn Rhimes
Rhimes is an American television producer, screenwriter and author. She’s the showrunner and creator of hit dramas like Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal and How to get away with murder. She said in an interview that the reason she is so exhausted all the time is because of her sleep apnea.
Huffington is the co-founder and former editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, as well as an author, syndicated columnist, and occasional actress. She suffers from sleep apnea and is the author of “The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time”.
In addition to an inside look at her work on TV projects like “Saturday Night Live” and “Parks and Recreation,” funnywoman Amy Poehler also discusses her lifelong struggle to get a good night’s rest in her new book “Yes Please.” Poehler has suffered intense snoring for years, at one point writing that she is “convinced my body is trying to gently strangle me to death.”