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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Positional Therapy and Devices

Snoring is more than just an annoying noise people sometimes produce in their sleep, it can be a signal of a significant sleep disturbance caused by respiratory problems. In the most severe cases, snoring can be a symptom of positional or obstructive sleep apnea, which may become life-threatening …

Types of Sleep Apnea and Symptoms

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder characterized by periods of shallow breathing and/or pauses in breathing during sleep. Each pause in a patient’s breathing (an apnea) can last anywhere from several seconds to several minutes. These apneas may occur from five to thirty or more times per …