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Apnea, Sleep

Introduction: Apnea, Sleep

Description of Apnea, Sleep

Apnea, Sleep (medical condition): Sleep apnea refers to a temporary cessation of breathing during sleep, that usually repeats in a cycle. In children, common causes include ...more

Apnea, Sleep: See also:

Sleep apnea:
  »Introduction: Sleep apnea
  »Symptoms of Sleep apnea
  »Causes of Sleep apnea
  »Treatments for Sleep apnea

Apnea, Sleep: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Apnea, Sleep:

Apnea, Sleep as a Disease

Apnea, Sleep: Another name for Sleep apnea (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Sleep apnea
  »Symptoms of Sleep apnea
  »Causes of Sleep apnea
  »Treatments for Sleep apnea

Apnea, Sleep: Related Diseases

Apnea, Sleep: Apnea, Sleep is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Apnea, Sleep

Some of the causes of Apnea, Sleep are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Apnea, Sleep (Sleep apnea)

Some of the symptoms of Apnea, Sleep incude:

Treatments for Apnea, Sleep (Sleep apnea)

Treatments for Apnea, Sleep (Sleep apnea) include:

  • Specific treatments
    • Nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nasal CPAP)
    • Dental appliances
    • Decongestants - if blockage is from a stuffy nose or sinuses.
    • Oxygen - somewhat controversial.

Treatment of Apnea, Sleep: For more treatment information about Apnea, Sleep, see treatment of Sleep apnea (Apnea, Sleep)

Apnea, Sleep: Article Excerpts about Sleep apnea

NINDS Sleep Apnea Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which breathing stops during sleep for 10 seconds or more, sometimes more than 300... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Sleep Apnea Information Page: NINDS)

Obesity: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can cause a person to stop breathing for short periods during sleep and to ... (Source: excerpt from Obesity: NWHIC)

Sleep Apnea: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition that is far more common than generally understood.... (Source: excerpt from Sleep Apnea: NWHIC)

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