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What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea is the most common sleep disorder. This is mainly characterized by repeated upper airway disturbances during sleep, which causes breathing to stop for some seconds, throughout the night.

What causes Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea is a condition that occurs when you are asleep. Therefore, it can be difficult to recognize its symptoms on your own. However, knowing the indications of Sleep Apnea helps in the better understanding of this sleep disorder.

How do I know if I have Sleep Apnea?

Apart from all the above-mentioned points, there are a few other ways that can help you diagnose the severity of Sleep Apnea. These methods are diagnostic tests such as - polysomnography (PSG) and home sleep test (HST).

What are the treatment options?

Proper diagnosis can help you get the suitable treatment, based on your condition for Sleep Apnea. There are a lot of options available for the treatment of Sleep Apnea, based on the severity of the condition.

Myths about Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is often perceived as a passing problem of snoring. For a disorder as common as this, it surprising that not many people have the right knowledge of this condition.