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What is Apnea?

What is Apnea?

Apnea is a cessation or pause in breathing. Very short episodes of apnea can be normal, and a person can induce voluntary, short-term apnea by ...more »

  • Apnea: Cessation of breathing. Apnea can be caused by neurological diseases, strangulation, drugs and airway obstruction.
  • Apnea: transient cessation of respiration.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Apnea: Introduction

Types of Apnea:

Types of Apnea:

Broader types of Apnea:

How serious is Apnea?

Complications of Apnea: see complications of Apnea

What causes Apnea?

Causes of Apnea: see causes of Apnea

What are the symptoms of Apnea?

Symptoms of Apnea: see symptoms of Apnea

Complications of Apnea: see complications of Apnea

Apnea: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Apnea.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Apnea.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Apnea: see treatments for Apnea
Research for Apnea: see research for Apnea

Name and Aliases of Apnea

Main name of condition: Apnea

Other names or spellings for Apnea:



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