Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Sleep apnea may be three types Obstructive sleep apnea, Complex sleep apnea syndrome, Central sleep apnea. Symptoms of sleep apnea include Loud snoring, Morning headache, Difficulty staying asleep, Irritability, Excessive daytime sleepiness etc. Obstructive sleep apnea affects 1 to 6% of adults and 2% of children. It affects males about twice as often as females. Central sleep apnea affects less than 1% of people. Treatment may include lifestyle changes, breathing devices, mouthpieces and surgery.

·Obstructive sleep apnea

·Central sleep apnea

·Complex sleep apnea syndrome