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Introduction: OSA

Description of OSA

OSA (medical condition): Sleep apnea refers to a temporary cessation of breathing during sleep, that usually repeats in a ...more

OSA: See also:

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

OSA: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for OSA:

OSA as a Disease

OSA: 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

OSA: Related Diseases

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

Causes of OSA

Some of the causes of OSA are included in the list below:

Symptoms of OSA (Sleep apnea)

Some of the symptoms of OSA incude:

Treatments for OSA (Sleep apnea)

Treatments for OSA (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 OSA: For more treatment information about OSA, see treatment of Sleep apnea (OSA)

OSA: 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 ... (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. First described in 1965,... (Source: excerpt from Sleep Apnea: NWHIC)

OSA: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to OSA:

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