Obstructive Sleep Apnea Directory
Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of sleep apnea and is characterized by periods when you stop breathing during sleep. OSA reduces the flow of oxygen in the body. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about OSA, symptoms, risk factors, complications, how to treat it, and much more.
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.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of apnea. Find out more about why this common sleep disorder happens and how it's treated.
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.