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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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The findings showed that mild sleep apnoea in young adults was strongly associated with a risk of developing hypertension by four times.
Similarly, compared to individuals without sleep apnoea, moderate sleep apnoea was associated with the risk of developing diabetes by almost three times.
Many of the women in the study represent mild cases of sleep apnoea.
Sleep apnoea is tied to a higher risk of stroke, heart attack and early death.
Sleep apnoea is a condition in which airway obstructions lead to repeated stoppage of breathing at night, causing disrupted sleep.
It is estimated that up to 4% of otherwise healthy men and 2% of women aged 30 to 60 have sleep apnoea and the rate is increasing.
LOUD snoring is one of the most common problems associated with sleep apnoea.
The frequency of apnoea or hypopnoea is used to assess the severity of this condition.
Unfortunately, not enough parents or doctors are able to read the signs of sleep apnoea, and this means that children are not treated," he told Gulf News.
Now, researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have evaluated if treatment with a low energy diet reduces moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnoea in obese men.
Screening obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome by home videotape recording in children.
Sites and sizes of fat deposits around the pharynx in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and weight matched controls.