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What is Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea, contrary to common belief it is a serious potential threat to life. Sleep apnea can be seen at any age group and at both gender. Early diagnosis for sleep apnea is very important for the treatment and it is related to the following:

  • Irregular heart beat
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Drowsiness during the day
  • Motor vehicle and work accident risks increases


Who will be influenced from sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is thought to be a genetically based disease. Symptoms of people most likely to develop sleep apnea include:

  • Snoring out loud
  • Over weight
  • High blood pressure
  • Upper respiratory some nose, throat, physical abnormality or problems on other upper respiratory.
  • Using alcohol and sleeping pills will increase respiratory standstill and duration for people who have sleep apnea

How can sleep apnea be treated?

For a specific teartment, by the health care providers, will be determine based on your:

  • Age,
  • General health and medical history,
  • Severity of disease,
  • Certain medicines,
  • Procedures or tolerance to the treatment

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