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.
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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.
- 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
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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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