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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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Awareness is growing about sleep apnea, but a lot (of people) go undiagnosed,'' said Dr.
Bradycardia with high-grade atrioventricular block occurring during obstructive sleep apnea can in most instances be eliminated with CPAP.
14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The sleep apnea devices market is currently witnessing a strong focus on innovation.
About 4% of men and 2% of women suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), globally.
It has been widely reported that sleep apnea can lead to a number of heart conditions, including high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and heart attacks.
Aside from being an annoyance to your spouse, family members and maybe even your neighbors depending on how loud your snoring is, sleep apnea is a severe problem.
Previous studies have suggested that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) increases the risk of death from cardiovascular disease, Dr.
with moderate to severe sleep apnea have a 44 percent higher chance of hypertension, a 50 percent higher chance of impaired glucose tolerance and a 90 percent higher chance of diabetes.
Nearly 45 percent of the world's population is affected with different sleep-related problems like insomnia, restless legs syndrome (RLS), sleep deprivation and sleep-related respiratory disturbances such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
According to researchers from department of Chest Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, pneumonia was more likely to develop in the people with sleep apnea than the people without it.
Though sleep apnea is still not completely understood, the scientific community recognizes that the condition increases both morbidity and mortality.