Obstructive sleep apnoea
is caused by the throat narrowing too much during sleep, preventing someone from breathing.
Both are symptoms of a severe sleeping disorder called sleep apnoea
- which has risen at an alarming rate in the past seven years.
In sleep apnoea
, the upper airway (pharynx) collapses repeatedly, at irregular intervals, during sleep.
Cephalometric analysis in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Obese men with obstructive sleep apnoea
can reduce their problem by losing weight, a new study suggests.
According to the British Thoracic Society (BTS), the watchdog will recommend continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as a treatment option for adults with moderate or severe sleep apnoea
Prevalence of hypothyroidism in sleep apnoea
Health effects of obstructive sleep apnoea
and the effectiveness of continuous positive airways pressure: A systematic review of the research evidence.
2015), ResMed - a world leader in the development of innovative technologies to treat sleep-related disorders - has announced the European launch of the AirSense 10 AutoSet for Her , the first range of treatments designed to provide an integrated sleep solution specifically for women living with obstructive sleep apnoea
Reversal of obstructive sleep apnoea
by continuous positive airway pressure applied through the nares".
London, September 9 ( ANI ): Scientists in Sweden monitored the sleep patterns of adult women overnight and found that half of them experienced at least five episodes an hour when they stopped breathing for longer than 10 seconds - the minimum definition of sleep apnoea
increases your risk of daytime sleepiness, stroke, memory loss and uncontrolled diabetes