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transient cessation of respiration

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New York: Young and middle-aged adults suffering from mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnoea with symptoms such as snoring and excessive daytime sleepiness may be at an increased risk of developing hypertension and diabetes, researchers say.
Obstructive sleep apnoea is a potentially serious chronic disease that involves the repeated collapse of the upper airway during sleep.
The numbers were even higher among women with hypertension or who were obese - two risk factors for sleep apnoea, the Daily Mail reported.
The possibility of sleep apnoea only arose during a chance visit to a pulmonologist for a sore throat.
Comparison of a cardiorespiratory device versus polysomnography for diagnosis of sleep apnoea.
Obstructive sleep apnoea is caused by the throat narrowing too much during sleep, preventing someone from breathing.
Health reporter CATHERINE VONLEDEBUR discovers what sleep apnoea is all about.
Apnoea is when the airway collapses and is blocked completely, cutting off the flow of air.
Because sleep is so integral to our growth and development, sleep apnoea among children is even worse than it is among adults.
Moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnoea (defined as 15 or more apnoeas per hour) carries an excess risk of motor vehicle crashes, heart disease and death.
According to the British Thoracic Society (BTS), the watchdog will recommend continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as a treatment option for adults with moderate or severe sleep apnoea.
Clinical risk factors for obstructive sleep apnoea in children.
Health effects of obstructive sleep apnoea and the effectiveness of continuous positive airways pressure: A systematic review of the research evidence.