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What are the Negative Effects of Sleep Apnea?

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes breathing to stop and start repeatedly while sleeping. This disorder comes in two types: obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea. 

The most common form, obstructive sleep apnea, is caused by the muscles in the back of the throat relaxing and narrowing the airways as you sleep. Central sleep apnea occurs when the brain does not transmit the signal to breathe to your muscles. Both forms of the disorder can cause serious complications – if you feel tired even after a full night of sleep, you may have sleep apnea. 

Some effects of sleep apnea are simply inconvenient, but some can be incredibly serious and life-threatening. If you are affected by sleep apnea, here are some of the effects you could face without treatment. 

Effects of Sleep Apnea

Don’t wait for the effects of sleep apnea to seriously damage your health. A variety of treatment options are available, and we will work with you to find the best solution for your sleep apnea. 

Schedule your sleep apnea test today to perform your own sleep apnea testing in the comfort and privacy of your own bedroom. 

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