Obstructive Sleep Apnea can be caused by a number of factors, but one of the most common is weight. Many physicians are getting too busy to counsel the patient about weight loss and improving eating habits. Weight loss is a very uncomfortable subject for many patients. Dr. Abdulla is able to help with losing weight and keeping it off. She is able to give you knowledge that you might have not had. When it comes to losing weight, it can make a difference in treating your sleep apnea. People who have been able to lose the weight are three times more likely to get better sleep and some even get rid of their sleep apnea completely.