What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing stops and starts during sleep. It is usually associated with snoring.
The sleep apnea syndrome (sleep apnea plus daytime somnolence) is believed to affect 2% and 4% of adult females and males respectively. This makes it one of the most common medical disorders that the adult population suffers from.
What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?
Sleep apnea symptoms are obesity, feeling unrefreshed despite having enough hours of sleep at night, waking up often during the night time for no reason. Snorting or gasping for air, at night. Heart failure. Memory problems and concentration issues. and daytime sleepiness. Very often cpaps can help prevent these problems from happening.
What is Cpap?
In 1981 Drs. Sullivan, Berthon-Jones, Issa and Eves from Australia published the first account of treating sleep apnea patients with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) thus initiating the most common and successful treatment, currently known, for this disorder.
How can Cpap treatment help?
Cpap treatment is used with the majority patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. With Cpap treatment, the patient wears a snugly fit nasal mask connected to a cpap machine. The cpap allows the patience to breath freely by blowing air into the nostrils to keep the airway passages open during sleep.
Where can I get a Cpap machine?
Before using any type of treatment for sleep apnea, such as cpap treatment, you should consult your doctor. Your doctor will inform you as to what is the best treatment for your condition and may recommend using a cpap machine.
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