Tag Archives: Obstructive

Coping With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that causes a person to stop breathing for brief periods during sleep. These breathing pauses are caused by an obstruction in the airway. Though a person may not remember it, sleep apnea results in frequent awakenings and therefore disruption of sleep. While it is true that obstructive sleep… Read More »

How Serious Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

To find the answer to the question “How serious is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?” a sufferer should first understand the nature of the disorder and how it affects him. The following paragraphs attempt to explain that. As the incidence of obesity continues to rise, it is expected that the number of people with OSA would… Read More »

What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea ?

Your snoring can be more than an annoyance to your partner. It can also be a sign of a serious sleep disorder that can have long terms effects on your health. Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition that occurs when the upper airway becomes obstructed by a narrowing of the respiratory passages. It can disrupt… Read More »