Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep Apnea occurs when the tongue is stuck against the back of the throat blocking the upper airway causing air flow to stop. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a very common chronic disorder that may create respiratory or cardiovascular complications if left untreated.
Signs that you may have Obstructive
Sleep Apnea are:
- Snore loudly.
- Gasp for air or pause breathing during sleep.
- Feel sleepy during the day and sometimes fall asleep at inappropriate times.
- Wake up more than 2 times a night to use the bathroom.
- If you are more than 30 pounds over weight with a large neck size.