sleep apnea

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 if left untreated for too long. Many […]

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 hour and the abnormally shallow breathing instances […]

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