Sleep Apnea Association - ASAA - What is Sleep Apnea?
Publications, including: Being Evaluated for Sleep Apnea
Sleep and the Internet Sleep Apnea and Same-Day
Surgery The A.W.A.K.E. Network Get the General Information Packet.
Apnea - Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, and Cures Most of us don’t
think of snoring as something to be overly concerned about—unless
our bed partner is disrupting our sleep! But frequent, loud snoring
may be a sign of sleep apnea, a common and potentially serious disorder
in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep.
Disorders Guide - Is a Part of the HealthNews.org network. Each
night more than 70 million Americans who suffer from a sleep disorder
struggle to get a good night of sleep. 3/5
Sleep Apnoea Trust Association (UK) - The Sleep Apnoea Trust Association
(SATA) exists to improve the lives of sleep apnoea patients, their
partners and their families.Managed entirely by volunteers, SATA is
the leading UK charity working in the field of sleep apnoea. 3/5
Sleep Site. - Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Narcolepsy, Insomnia and Other
Causes of Daytime Fatigue. Sleepiness can indicate a serious illness!
Sleepiness--whether due to sleep apnea, heavy snoring, idiopathic
hypersomnia, narcolepsy, insomnia or other sleep-related disorders--threatens
the health, lives and economic security of millions of Americans.
Sleep Apnea Syndrome. - Sleep apnea means "cessation of breath."
It is characterized by repetitive episodes of upper airway obstruction
that occur during sleep, usually associated with a reduction in blood
oxygen saturation. In other words, the airway becomes obstructed at
several possible sites. 3/5
Sleep Apnoea (OSA) - Is a condition that causes interrupted breathing
during sleep. NHS Choices.Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition
that causes interrupted breathing during sleep. For people with OSA,
two types of breathing interruptions have been defined 3/5
is Sleep Apnoea? (Sleep Apnea) - Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
is defined as the cessation of airflow during sleep preventing air
from entering the lungs caused by an obstruction. These periods of
'stopping breathing' only become clinically significant if the cessation
lasts for more than 10 seconds each time and occur more than 10 times
every hour. 3/5