Tag Archives: Apnea

Sleep Apnea History

by TCL8TO7 Sleep apnea is a disorder defined as a pause of breathing while asleep. There are three types of sleep apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most common. This type of sleep apnea is caused by an obstruction which stops the flow of air to the nose and mouth. The second type is… Read More »

Sleep Apnea Types

by Victoria Chapman Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder defined as a disruption of breathing while asleep. Many people do not even realize they have this disease, but if left untreated sleep apnea can be life-threatening and lead to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. The main effects of this are sleep deprivation… Read More »

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

by david_17in There are three different types of sleep apnea: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) which is the most common, Central Sleep Apnea (CSA), and Mixed Sleep Apnea. Individual’s that are diagnosed with OSA repeatedly stop and start breathing during sleep. This repeated stopping and starting of an individual’s breathing occurs when the throat muscles intermittently… Read More »