Central Sleep Apnea Directory
In central sleep apnea, you temporarily stop trying to breathe because your brain briefly does not signal your body to do so. It is usually associated with serious conditions and is most common in overweight men over 40. If you suspect you have central sleep apnea, see your doctor, and participate in a sleep study where you can be monitored. Treatments are available and are necessary for improving your sleep and health. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how central sleep apnea is caused, its symptoms, how to treat it, and much more.
Central Sleep Apnea
WebMD describes central sleep apnea, including symptoms, causes, treatments, and more.
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.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Gadgets and Devices Guide
Learn about gadgets, devices, and strategies for treating obstructive sleep apnea, including CPAP machines, mouth devices, position pillows, and the tennis ball technique.
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Clues You Might Have Sleep Apnea
Wondering if you may have obstructive sleep apnea? Here are some common signs of sleep apnea, from sleep experts.
CPAP: Tips to Make It Easier
These top 5 tips from sleep experts can help you adjust to a CPAP machine – to sleep and live better with sleep apnea.
How to Stop a Snoring Man
Half of adult men snore -- and many of them don't know they're also waking up several times a night with sleep apnea. Here are the causes and cures from the experts to stop snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Sleep Disorders
Pictures show you the symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments for sleep problems.
Slideshow: 12 Causes of Fatigue and How to Fight It
Always tired? WebMD examines causes and fixes for fatigue.
Slideshow: Can't Sleep? It Could Be What You're Eating
Could a good night’s sleep come down to your diet? Discover which foods hinder sleep and which foods promote restful slumber.
Slideshow: Fighting Fatigue and Sleepiness on the Road
See the surprising dangers of driving sleepy. Learn what increases your risk of a car accident and tips to keep you safe whether it is insomnia, narcolepsy, or something else making you tired.