Sleep apnea affects many people. One in ten Americans suffer from sleep apnea, which is a condition in which a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep for up to 60 seconds. These interruptions occur 30 times or more in an hour. In severe cases, sleep apnea can be fatal.
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On Yahoo News today it is reported that severe sleep apnea raises the risk of early death by as much as 46 percent. I think that is quite astounding (and shocking) if true, when you consider that the true number of sleep apnea sufferers numbers in the millions, including almost 18 million Americans. Also, compare [...]
Diagnosing sleep apnea is an important part of bringing sleep apnea under control. There are a number of signs that may indicate sleep apnea, which you would do well to heed. One of them is heavy snoring, but then again, this isn’t always true. A sleeping partner can help in initially diagnosing sleep apnea by [...]
Sleep apnea. It is a Greek word, meaning “without breath”. You might have heard of it, or if you’re one of the almost 20 million Americans suffering from this, you would have most certainly wished to be free from it at some point. Sleep apnea is defined as a condition in which a person’s breathing [...]