Tag Archives : Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A person who has obstructive sleep apnea often is not the first to recognize the signs. Often, bed partner or family members who observe the patient at rest witness the periods of apnea. A person with obstructive sleep apnea usually begins snoring heavily soon after falling asleep. The snoring is then interrupted by a long […]

Types of Sleep Apnea

There are two types of sleep apnea: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): This is the most common type of sleep apnea. In this condition, the airway collapses or becomes 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 […]