SLEEP APNEA & SNORING
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Never before in the history of mankind have we had so many issues with sleep. A spectrum of sleep disorders called “Sleep Disordered Breathing” involve difficulty breathing during sleep. Snoring and Sleep Apnea are the most common sleep disordered breathing problems. Snoring, often thought of in a comical manner, is in fact no laughing matter. Snoring can strain relationships and be an indicator of the much more serious condition Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea, referred to as OSA, occurs when the airway collapses during sleep resulting in lower oxygen levels in the blood and brain. If untreated these repeated hypoxias (low oxygen levels) eventually cause serious illness such as high blood pressure, diabetes and premature death.