Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea, Explained

All the symptoms and medical complications from Sleep Apnea and Snoring occur as a result of laxity of the issues attached to the roof of the mouth and back of the tongue. This occurs during sleep and results in obstruction in the throat, thus blocking air from going to your lungs.

The airway blockage results in a chain of events that leads to multiple symptoms that impact your the quality of life, including:
  1. Snoring
  2. Witnessed episodes of stopped breathing
  3. Waking up feeling tired and unrested.
  4. Excessive day time sleepiness
  5. Fatigue and low energy
  6. Memory loss
  7. Morning headaches
  8. Nausea

Obstructive sleep apnea is also implicated in multiple medical complications including:

  1. High blood pressure – high association
  2. Cardiovascular disease/Heart attack
  3. Stroke – high association, especially with a second stroke
  4. Congestive heart failure
  5. Heart arrhythmias
  6. Sudden death during sleep
  7. Diabetes
  8. Catastrophic automobile accidents
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