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Mixed apnea

Mixed apnea: Introduction

Mixed apnea: Mixed apnea is a combination of central and obstructive apnea and is seen particularly in infants or young children who have abnormal control of breathing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mixed apnea is available below.

Symptoms of Mixed apnea

  • Longer total sleep time than normal, especially obese children or those with severe apnea.
  • Snoring
  • More effort in breathing (flaring nostrils, heaving chests, sweating). The chest may have an inward motion during sleep.
  • Behavioral difficulties without any obvious cause, such as hyperactivity and inattention
  • Irritability
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Treatments for Mixed apnea

  • Oxygen, nasal CPAP, or bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) may be used for some types of mixed sleep apnea
  • Some types mixed apnea are treated with drugs that stimulate breathing
  • Patients should avoid the use of any sedative medications
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Causes of Mixed apnea

  • Could be due to a combination of causes of obstructive and central apnea
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Misdiagnosis and Mixed apnea

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  1. Mixed apnea: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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