Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Blocked Upper Airway

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Blocked Upper Airway

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Blocked or narrowed airways in your nose, mouth, or throat can cause sleep apnea. Your airway can become blocked when your throat muscles and tongue relax during sleep.

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Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD

Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

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