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    Medical Reference Related to Sleep Apnea

    1. Sleep Apnea Tests and Diagnosis

      If you have symptoms of sleep apnea, your doctor may ask you to have a sleep study. Here's what to expect.

    2. Sleep Apnea Treatments

      Learn about the various treatment options for sleep apnea.

    3. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Gadgets and Devices

      Learn about gadgets, devices, and strategies for treating obstructive sleep apnea, including CPAP machines, mouth devices, position pillows, and the tennis ball technique.

    4. 7 Ways Sleep Apnea Can Hurt Your Health

      Obstructive sleep apnea -- disruptive snoring -- is linked to conditions such as high blood pressure and heart disease and other hazards to your health.

    5. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: 5 Self-Care Strategies

      Getting medical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea is important, but it’s not the only way to improve OSA symptoms. These are the five self-care strategies most often recommend by experts.

    6. Causes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

      From a deviated septum to tonsillitis to alcohol use, OSA, or obstructive sleep apnea, has many possible causes. Learn more from WebMD.

    7. Apnea, Sleep

      Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by temporary,recurrent interruptions of breathing (respiration) during sleep. Symptoms of this disorder include periodic wakefulness during the night,excessive sleepiness during the day,and loud snoring during sleep. People with this disorder are frequently overweight. Diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea can avoid serious medical problems ...

    8. Sleep Apnea Symptoms

      WebMD provides an overview of sleep apnea symptoms.

    9. Mouth Devices for Sleep Apnea

      WebMD describes the different types of mouth devices used to treat sleep apnea including CPAP and mouth guards.

    10. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

      Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a machine that helps a person who has obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) breathe more easily during sleep. A CPAP machine increases air pressure in your throat so that your airway does not collapse when you breathe in. Your using CPAP may also help your bed partner sleep better.You use CPAP at home every night while you sleep. The CPAP machine has a mask ..

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