Sleep apnea (alternatively sleep apnoea) is a common sleep disorder characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. These episodes, called apneas, last 10 seconds or more and occur repeatedly throughout the night. People with sleep apnea partially awaken as they struggle to breathe, but in the morning they may not be aware of the disturbances in their sleep. Nearly 40 percent of the population has some sleep apnea, and half of those cases are serious enough to warrent treat ...
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Complications
... Sleep apnea is considered a serious medical condition. Complications may include: Cardiovascular problems. Sudden drops in blood oxygen levels that occur during sleep apnea increase blood pressure and...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Sleep apnea rarely goes away on its own. A number of treatments are available. For obstructive sleep apnea, certain devices can help open up a blocked airway. In other cases, surgery may be necessary....
Source: MayoClinic

Self-care
... In many cases, self-care may be most appropriate in dealing with obstructive sleep apnea and possibly central sleep apnea. Try these tips: Lose excess weight. Even a slight loss in excess weight may h...
Source: MayoClinic

Treating Sleep Apnea with Alternative Treatments
... Sleep Sleep Apnea Alternative and Complementary Treatments for Sleep Apnea Many of the complementary therapies mentioned in for Insomnia are also useful as complementary therapies for sleep apnea. and...
Source: Holistic Online

   

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