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What is Sleep Apnea?

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Posted by: Jamesgoff  (7 years ago)
What is Sleep Apnea?
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Posted by: Christophertrailor  (7 years ago)
What is Sleep Apnea?

It's basically
apnea that occurs during sleep. if you no more about it you can visit this url.
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Hi,jamesgoff
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or difficulty in breathing during sleep. Each pause in breathing, called an apnea.It may occur 5 to 30 times or more an hour. Sleep apnea is often diagnosed with an overnight sleep test called a polysomnogram, or "sleep study".The symptoms of sleep apnea is daytime sleepiness and fatigue associated with significant levels of sleep disturbance,Loud and chronic snoring.Lifestyle changes that can help sleep apnea-
1.sleep apnea can be completely corrected by losing excess weight.
2.Smoking is believed to contribute to sleep apnea by increasing inflammation.
3.Avoid alcohol, sleeping pills, and sedatives, especially before bedtime.
4.Avoid caffeine and heavy meals within two hours of going to bed.
5.Maintain regular sleep hours will help you relax and sleep better.
6.Elevate the head of your bed by four to six inches.
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