If you have difficulty sleeping it is essential to know whether an underlying disease or condition is causing the problem.Sleep disorders are associated with a growing number of health problems; including;
Sleep Apnea - Is a common disorder, in which you have one or more pauses in breathing, while you sleep . Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes. They may occur 30 times or more an hour. Typically, normal breathing then starts again, sometimes with a loud snort or choking sound. It is the leading cause of excessive daytime sleepiness.
Most people who have Sleep Apnea, don't know they have it because it only occurs during sleep. If you suspect you may have Sleep Apnea, Ask a family member or bed partner, if you snore heavily, choke, gasp or stop breathing during sleep and talk to your Doctor about it.
The most common type of Sleep Apnea is Obstructive Sleep Apnea. In this condition, the Airways(Mouth, Nose,Throat and Windpipe) collapses or become blocked during sleep. This causes shallow breathing or breathing pauses.When you try to breathe, any air that squeezes past the blockage can cause loud snoring.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is more common in people who are overweight but it can affect anyone. For example, small children who have enlarged tonsil tissues in their throats may have Obstructive Sleep Apnea. If left untreated, sleep apnea can result in a number of health problems including:
Other Types of sleeping Disorder Includes:
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