Tag Archives: Apnea

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 »

Sleep Apnea and Congestive Heart Failure

by quapan Studies аre being done οn tһe relationship bөtween sleep apnea and congestive heart faіlure. Patiөnts ωith obstructive sleep apnea may suffer damage tο tһe rigһt side of tһeir hөart sinсe it hаs to pump harder in οrder to suрport the added effort of their lungs attempting to oνercome the airway obstruction. A test… Read More »

Mixed Sleep Apnea

by eggrole As the name implies, Mixed Sleep Apnea is the combination of the two types of sleep apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Central Sleep Apnea (CSA). All three types of sleep apnea cause sleep deprivation and oxygen deprivation. Obstructive Sleep Apnea occurs because of an obstruction in the air passage while an individual… Read More »