Obstructive sleep apnea
is a chronic disorder that causes people to stop breathing during sleep.
It is worth mentioning that the most common sleeping diseases is the obstructive sleep apnea
, which affects 4% of men and 52% of women.
Children who have obstructive sleep apnea
may exhibit symptoms such as snoring, snorting, noisy breathing, mouth breathing, strange sleeping positions (for example, with the head bent back at the neck), restless sleep, frequent waking at night, behavioral or developmental problems, weight loss or not gaining weight at the expected rate, frequent urination or bedwetting, and nightmares.
The first line treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
(OSA) is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), which has been shown to reduce daytime sleepiness and improve quality of life.
Day-night variation of acute myocardial infarction in obstructive sleep apnea
Practice parameters for the medical therapy of obstructive sleep apnea
Of these 59 children, 22 underwent polysomnography, and of these, 9 (41%) were shown to have obstructive sleep apnea
, which was defined in this study as an apnea-hypopnea index of five or more events per hour, wrote Dr.
Previous research has determined that the risk of obstructive sleep apnea
is 30-fold to 40-fold higher in women with PCOS compared with weight-matched controls.
A review of the Obstructive Sleep Apnea
products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
According to the company, the proprietary Sleep Position Trainer (SPT) prompts patients not to sleep on their back (supine), preventing Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep medicine, otolaryngology, and other medical specialists from the US, Asia, and Europe discuss the history of sleep medicine; the pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea
, diagnosis through drug-induced sleep endoscopy, and treatment outcomes; the history of sleep surgery; novel positional devices for the treatment of positional obstructive sleep apnea
; the updated Friedman staging system; advances in CPAP therapy and oral appliances; updates to nasal, palate, hypopharyngeal, minimally invasive, and box surgery; multilevel obstructive sleep apnea
surgery; hypoglossal nerve stimulation systems; robotic surgery; pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
; and future perspectives.
The most obvious signs of obstructive sleep apnea
usually are noticed by a bed partner.
Obstructive sleep apnea
is a known risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common irregular heart rhythm, or arrhythmia.
Predictors of long-term orthodontic side effects from mandibular advancement devices in patients with snoring and obstructive sleep apnea