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transient cessation of respiration

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Central sleep apnea tends to be worse in REM sleep.
The company said the remede System is a transvenous implantable neurostimulation system that stimulates the phrenic nerve and engages the diaphragm to restore natural breathing during sleep in patients with central sleep apnea (CSA).
From that time, we began to study and manage patients with SDB including OSA, central sleep apnea, and sleep-related hypoventilation disorders.
We had a technology that could alleviate central sleep apnea, and we just wanted to prove how large the benefit was," said Dr.
Cheyne-Stokes respiration with central sleep apnea in chronic heart failure: proposals for a diagnostic and therapeutic strategy.
Central sleep apnea is a much less common type of sleep apnea and involves the central nervous system.
It synchronizes with your effort to breathe and is often used for central sleep apnea or weakness of breathing muscles.
Apnea: Screen for obstructive and central sleep apnea.
A sleep study is a good way to assess whether the person has sleep apnea and learn if it is obstructive sleep apnea (much more common) or central sleep apnea.
Another rare condition is called central sleep apnea.
Abbreviations: AD = Alzheimer disease, APOE [epsilon]4 = apolipoprotein epsilon 4, BiPAP = bilevel positive airway pressure, CI = confidence interval, CPAP = continuous positive airway pressure, CSA = central sleep apnea, MCI = mild cognitive impairment, MinSaO2 = minimum level of arterial oxygen saturation, NFT = neurofibrillary tangle, OR = odds ratio, OSA = obstructive sleep apnea, RDI = Respiratory Disturbance Index, SDB = sleep disordered breathing, SNP = single nucleotide polymorphism, TBI = traumatic brain injury, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
Obstructive sleep apnea, the more common, occurs when throat muscles relax and block passage of air; central sleep apnea occurs when the brain fails to send signals to the muscles to relax for air to flow.
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