apnea


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  • noun

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transient cessation of respiration

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But sedatives and narcotics cause sleep to the point that it makes their sleep apnea worse.
In 2015, North America accounted for the largest share of the global sleep apnea devices market, followed by Europe, Asia, and the Rest of the World (RoW).
In that time, 142 patients experienced sudden cardiac death, with the most common predictors being a patient aged 60 years, having 20 apnea episodes an hour and having a lowest oxygen saturation level of below 78 percent.
Sleep apnea is most commonly treated with a continuous positive airway pressure, also known as CPAP, machine.
3%) among the 18 participants who had moderate to severe apnea (six deaths), compared with 6.
When snoring is paired with choking, gasping or silent breathing pauses during sleep, it's a strong indicator of sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea diagnostic global market drives by the increase in the obesity in population, increasing awareness regarding hypertension, strokes, and cardiovascular diseases and its association with sleep apnea, technological advancement in diagnostic devices.
This study showed that sleep apnea is an independent risk factor for incident pneumonia," the authors, while interpreting their findings, wrote.
Kun-Ta Chou said that the study showed that sleep apnea is an independent risk factor for incident pneumonia, and that there was an exposure-response relation in that patients with more severe sleep apnea, as they may be at a higher risk of pneumonia than patients with sleep apnea of milder severity.
Body fat distribution, serum leptin, and cardiovascular risk factors in men with obstructive sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea can cause a wide variety of other problems, including headaches, drowsiness and low energy.
In the face of rising rates of obesity, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure, physicians need to be mindful of the mounting evidence for a link between sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease when evaluating patients, according to a joint American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Foundation scientific statement.
Sleep apnea causes frequent periods of apnea during sleep for more than 10 seconds that results in desaturation of oxygen, often several times an hour.
Those with obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS) - or sleep apnea - have irregular breathing at night and are excessively sleepy during the day.