Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a medical problem affecting up to 4 percent of middle-aged adults. The most common complaints are loud snoring, disrupted sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a disorder in which complete or partial obstruction of the airway during sleep causes loud snoring, oxygen desaturations and frequent arousals. As a result, affected persons have disturbed sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness. Sleep Apnea has been linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, angina, nocturnal cardiac arrhythmias, heart attacks, stroke, emotional problems, impotence and motor vehicle crashes.
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