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.
The Sleep Disorder Quiz
Take this quiz from WebMD to help determine if you have a sleep disorder.
Sleep Problems -- the Basics
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Tests for Diagnosing Sleep Apnea
If you have symptoms of sleep apnea, your doctor may ask you to have a sleep study. Here's what to expect.
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.
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How to Stop a Snoring Man
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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.
Slideshows & Images
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.
A Visual Guide to Sleep Disorders
Pictures show you the symptoms, causes, tests, and treatments for sleep problems.
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Could a good night’s sleep come down to your diet? Discover which foods hinder sleep and which foods promote restful slumber.
12 Causes of Fatigue and How to Fight It
Always tired? WebMD examines causes and fixes for fatigue.